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Add 8/10 and 15/16

8/10 + 15/16 is 139/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    8/10 = 8 × 8/10 × 8 = 64/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    15/16 = 15 × 5/16 × 5 = 75/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/80 + 75/80 = 64 + 75/80 = 139/80
  5. In mixed form: 159/80

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