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Add 2/10 and 16/7

1st number: 2/10, 2nd number: 2 2/7

2/10 + 16/7 is 87/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 7 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    2/10 = 2 × 7/10 × 7 = 14/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    16/7 = 16 × 10/7 × 10 = 160/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/70 + 160/70 = 14 + 160/70 = 174/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/35
  6. In mixed form: 217/35

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