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Add 3/7 and 21/16

1st number: 3/7, 2nd number: 1 5/16

3/7 + 21/16 is 195/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    3/7 = 3 × 16/7 × 16 = 48/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    21/16 = 21 × 7/16 × 7 = 147/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/112 + 147/112 = 48 + 147/112 = 195/112
  5. So, 3/7 + 21/16 = 195/112
    In mixed form: 183/112

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