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Add 16/5 and 20/16

1st number: 3 1/5, 2nd number: 1 4/16

16/5 + 20/16 is 89/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 16 = 80,
    16/5 = 16 × 16/5 × 16 = 256/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    20/16 = 20 × 5/16 × 5 = 100/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    256/80 + 100/80 = 256 + 100/80 = 356/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/20
  6. In mixed form: 49/20

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