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Add 16/25 and 40/16

1st number: 16/25, 2nd number: 2 8/16

16/25 + 40/16 is 157/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 16 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 16 = 400,
    16/25 = 16 × 16/25 × 16 = 256/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,
    40/16 = 40 × 25/16 × 25 = 1000/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    256/400 + 1000/400 = 256 + 1000/400 = 1256/400
  5. 1256/400 simplified gives 157/50
  6. So, 16/25 + 40/16 = 157/50
    In mixed form: 37/50

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