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Add 21/2 and 10/16

1st number: 10 1/2, 2nd number: 10/16

21/2 + 10/16 is 89/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 8 = 16,
    21/2 = 21 × 8/2 × 8 = 168/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    10/16 = 10 × 1/16 × 1 = 10/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/16 + 10/16 = 168 + 10/16 = 178/16
  5. 178/16 simplified gives 89/8
  6. So, 21/2 + 10/16 = 89/8
    In mixed form: 111/8

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