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Add 18/4 and 5/16

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

18/4 + 5/16 is 77/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 4 = 16,
    18/4 = 18 × 4/4 × 4 = 72/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    5/16 = 5 × 1/16 × 1 = 5/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/16 + 5/16 = 72 + 5/16 = 77/16
  5. In mixed form: 413/16

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