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Add 16/3 and 45/49

1st number: 5 1/3, 2nd number: 45/49

16/3 + 45/49 is 919/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    16/3 = 16 × 49/3 × 49 = 784/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    45/49 = 45 × 3/49 × 3 = 135/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    784/147 + 135/147 = 784 + 135/147 = 919/147
  5. In mixed form: 637/147

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