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Add 4/20 and 3/16

4/20 + 3/16 is 31/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 4 = 80,
    4/20 = 4 × 4/20 × 4 = 16/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    3/16 = 3 × 5/16 × 5 = 15/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/80 + 15/80 = 16 + 15/80 = 31/80

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