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Add 4/10 and 9/16

4/10 + 9/16 is 77/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    4/10 = 4 × 8/10 × 8 = 32/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    9/16 = 9 × 5/16 × 5 = 45/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/80 + 45/80 = 32 + 45/80 = 77/80

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