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Add 16/3 and 1/15

1st number: 5 1/3, 2nd number: 1/15

16/3 + 1/15 is 27/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 15 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    16/3 = 16 × 5/3 × 5 = 80/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 1 = 15,
    1/15 = 1 × 1/15 × 1 = 1/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/15 + 1/15 = 80 + 1/15 = 81/15
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/5
  6. In mixed form: 52/5

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