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Add 2/4 and 16/5

1st number: 2/4, 2nd number: 3 1/5

2/4 + 16/5 is 37/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    2/4 = 2 × 5/4 × 5 = 10/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    16/5 = 16 × 4/5 × 4 = 64/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/20 + 64/20 = 10 + 64/20 = 74/20
  5. 74/20 simplified gives 37/10
  6. So, 2/4 + 16/5 = 37/10
    In mixed form: 37/10

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