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Add 24/16 and 6/5

1st number: 1 8/16, 2nd number: 1 1/5

24/16 + 6/5 is 27/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 5 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    24/16 = 24 × 5/16 × 5 = 120/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 16 = 80,
    6/5 = 6 × 16/5 × 16 = 96/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/80 + 96/80 = 120 + 96/80 = 216/80
  5. 216/80 simplified gives 27/10
  6. So, 24/16 + 6/5 = 27/10
    In mixed form: 27/10

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