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Add 16/2 and 10/8

1st number: 8 0/2, 2nd number: 1 2/8

16/2 + 10/8 is 37/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    16/2 = 16 × 4/2 × 4 = 64/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    10/8 = 10 × 1/8 × 1 = 10/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/8 + 10/8 = 64 + 10/8 = 74/8
  5. 74/8 simplified gives 37/4
  6. So, 16/2 + 10/8 = 37/4
    In mixed form: 91/4

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