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Add 16/25 and 40/56

16/25 + 40/56 is 237/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    16/25 = 16 × 56/25 × 56 = 896/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    40/56 = 40 × 25/56 × 25 = 1000/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    896/1400 + 1000/1400 = 896 + 1000/1400 = 1896/1400
  5. 1896/1400 simplified gives 237/175
  6. So, 16/25 + 40/56 = 237/175
    In mixed form: 162/175

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