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Add 3/5 and 27/16

1st number: 3/5, 2nd number: 1 11/16

3/5 + 27/16 is 183/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 16 = 80,
    3/5 = 3 × 16/5 × 16 = 48/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    27/16 = 27 × 5/16 × 5 = 135/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/80 + 135/80 = 48 + 135/80 = 183/80
  5. In mixed form: 223/80

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