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Add 16/2 and 2/5

1st number: 8 0/2, 2nd number: 2/5

16/2 + 2/5 is 42/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 5 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    16/2 = 16 × 5/2 × 5 = 80/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    2/5 = 2 × 2/5 × 2 = 4/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/10 + 4/10 = 80 + 4/10 = 84/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 42/5
  6. In mixed form: 82/5

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