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Add 16/10 and 75/90

1st number: 1 6/10, 2nd number: 75/90

16/10 + 75/90 is 73/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    16/10 = 16 × 9/10 × 9 = 144/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    75/90 = 75 × 1/90 × 1 = 75/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/90 + 75/90 = 144 + 75/90 = 219/90
  5. 219/90 simplified gives 73/30
  6. So, 16/10 + 75/90 = 73/30
    In mixed form: 213/30

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