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Add 4/7 and 5/16

4/7 + 5/16 is 99/112.

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,
    4/7 = 4 × 16/7 × 16 = 64/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    5/16 = 5 × 7/16 × 7 = 35/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/112 + 35/112 = 64 + 35/112 = 99/112

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