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Add 16/45 and 40/10

1st number: 16/45, 2nd number: 4 0/10

16/45 + 40/10 is 196/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    16/45 = 16 × 2/45 × 2 = 32/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    40/10 = 40 × 9/10 × 9 = 360/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/90 + 360/90 = 32 + 360/90 = 392/90
  5. 392/90 simplified gives 196/45
  6. So, 16/45 + 40/10 = 196/45
    In mixed form: 416/45

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