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Add 45/2 and 10/16

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 10/16

45/2 + 10/16 is 185/8.

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,
    45/2 = 45 × 8/2 × 8 = 360/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    10/16 = 10 × 1/16 × 1 = 10/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/16 + 10/16 = 360 + 10/16 = 370/16
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 185/8
  6. In mixed form: 231/8

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