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Add 7/2 and 75/16

1st number: 3 1/2, 2nd number: 4 11/16

7/2 + 75/16 is 131/16.

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,
    7/2 = 7 × 8/2 × 8 = 56/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    75/16 = 75 × 1/16 × 1 = 75/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/16 + 75/16 = 56 + 75/16 = 131/16
  5. In mixed form: 83/16

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