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Add 16/5 and 80/8

1st number: 3 1/5, 2nd number: 10 0/8

16/5 + 80/8 is 66/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    16/5 = 16 × 8/5 × 8 = 128/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    80/8 = 80 × 5/8 × 5 = 400/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/40 + 400/40 = 128 + 400/40 = 528/40
  5. 528/40 simplified gives 66/5
  6. So, 16/5 + 80/8 = 66/5
    In mixed form: 131/5

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