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Add 8/3 and 7/16

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 7/16

8/3 + 7/16 is 149/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    8/3 = 8 × 16/3 × 16 = 128/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    7/16 = 7 × 3/16 × 3 = 21/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/48 + 21/48 = 128 + 21/48 = 149/48
  5. So, 8/3 + 7/16 = 149/48
    In mixed form: 35/48

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