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Add 40/10 and 15/16

1st number: 4 0/10, 2nd number: 15/16

40/10 + 15/16 is 79/16.

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,
    40/10 = 40 × 8/10 × 8 = 320/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    15/16 = 15 × 5/16 × 5 = 75/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/80 + 75/80 = 320 + 75/80 = 395/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/16
  6. In mixed form: 415/16

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