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Add 16/75 and 40/8

1st number: 16/75, 2nd number: 5 0/8

16/75 + 40/8 is 391/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 8 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    16/75 = 16 × 8/75 × 8 = 128/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    40/8 = 40 × 75/8 × 75 = 3000/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/600 + 3000/600 = 128 + 3000/600 = 3128/600
  5. 3128/600 simplified gives 391/75
  6. So, 16/75 + 40/8 = 391/75
    In mixed form: 516/75

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