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Add 16/5 and 20/48

1st number: 3 1/5, 2nd number: 20/48

16/5 + 20/48 is 217/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 48 = 240,
    16/5 = 16 × 48/5 × 48 = 768/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    20/48 = 20 × 5/48 × 5 = 100/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    768/240 + 100/240 = 768 + 100/240 = 868/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 217/60
  6. In mixed form: 337/60

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