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Add 40/2 and 1/16

1st number: 20 0/2, 2nd number: 1/16

40/2 + 1/16 is 321/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 8 = 16,
    40/2 = 40 × 8/2 × 8 = 320/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    1/16 = 1 × 1/16 × 1 = 1/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/16 + 1/16 = 320 + 1/16 = 321/16
  5. In mixed form: 201/16

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