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Add 16/20 and 15/21

16/20 + 15/21 is 53/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 21 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    16/20 = 16 × 21/20 × 21 = 336/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 20 = 420,
    15/21 = 15 × 20/21 × 20 = 300/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/420 + 300/420 = 336 + 300/420 = 636/420
  5. 636/420 simplified gives 53/35
  6. So, 16/20 + 15/21 = 53/35
    In mixed form: 118/35

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