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Add 35/16 and 80/50

1st number: 2 3/16, 2nd number: 1 30/50

35/16 + 80/50 is 303/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,
    35/16 = 35 × 25/16 × 25 = 875/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    80/50 = 80 × 8/50 × 8 = 640/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    875/400 + 640/400 = 875 + 640/400 = 1515/400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 303/80
  6. In mixed form: 363/80

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