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Add 16/25 and 40/8

1st number: 16/25, 2nd number: 5 0/8

16/25 + 40/8 is 141/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    16/25 = 16 × 8/25 × 8 = 128/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    40/8 = 40 × 25/8 × 25 = 1000/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/200 + 1000/200 = 128 + 1000/200 = 1128/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 141/25
  6. In mixed form: 516/25

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