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Add 5/16 and 20/28

5/16 + 20/28 is 115/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 28 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    5/16 = 5 × 7/16 × 7 = 35/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 4 = 112,
    20/28 = 20 × 4/28 × 4 = 80/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/112 + 80/112 = 35 + 80/112 = 115/112
  5. So, 5/16 + 20/28 = 115/112
    In mixed form: 13/112

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