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Add 16/10 and 75/16

1st number: 1 6/10, 2nd number: 4 11/16

16/10 + 75/16 is 503/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    16/10 = 16 × 8/10 × 8 = 128/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    75/16 = 75 × 5/16 × 5 = 375/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/80 + 375/80 = 128 + 375/80 = 503/80
  5. In mixed form: 623/80

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