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Add 16/5 and 10/6

1st number: 3 1/5, 2nd number: 1 4/6

16/5 + 10/6 is 73/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    16/5 = 16 × 6/5 × 6 = 96/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    10/6 = 10 × 5/6 × 5 = 50/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/30 + 50/30 = 96 + 50/30 = 146/30
  5. 146/30 simplified gives 73/15
  6. So, 16/5 + 10/6 = 73/15
    In mixed form: 413/15

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