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Add 30/6 and 3/16

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 3/16

30/6 + 3/16 is 83/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    30/6 = 30 × 8/6 × 8 = 240/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    3/16 = 3 × 3/16 × 3 = 9/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/48 + 9/48 = 240 + 9/48 = 249/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/16
  6. In mixed form: 53/16

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