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Add 2/25 and 16/7

1st number: 2/25, 2nd number: 2 2/7

2/25 + 16/7 is 414/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 7 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    2/25 = 2 × 7/25 × 7 = 14/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 25 = 175,
    16/7 = 16 × 25/7 × 25 = 400/175
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/175 + 400/175 = 14 + 400/175 = 414/175
  5. In mixed form: 264/175

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