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Add 5/16 and 10/24

5/16 + 10/24 is 35/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 24 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    5/16 = 5 × 3/16 × 3 = 15/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    10/24 = 10 × 2/24 × 2 = 20/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/48 + 20/48 = 15 + 20/48 = 35/48

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