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Add 16/5 and 70/16

1st number: 3 1/5, 2nd number: 4 6/16

16/5 + 70/16 is 303/40.

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,
    70/16 = 70 × 5/16 × 5 = 350/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    256/80 + 350/80 = 256 + 350/80 = 606/80
  5. 606/80 simplified gives 303/40
  6. So, 16/5 + 70/16 = 303/40
    In mixed form: 723/40

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