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Add 18/16 and 16/20

1st number: 1 2/16, 2nd number: 16/20

18/16 + 16/20 is 77/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 20 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    18/16 = 18 × 5/16 × 5 = 90/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 4 = 80,
    16/20 = 16 × 4/20 × 4 = 64/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/80 + 64/80 = 90 + 64/80 = 154/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/40
  6. In mixed form: 137/40

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