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1^{st} number: 1 3/5, 2^{nd} number: 1/6

85 + 16 is 5330.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 5 and 6 is**30**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,

85 = 8 × 65 × 6 = 4830 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,

16 = 1 × 56 × 5 = 530 - Add the two like fractions:

4830 + 530 = 48 + 530 = 5330 - So, 8/5 + 1/6 = 53/30

In mixed form: 12330

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