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Add 8/5 and 3/16

1st number: 1 3/5, 2nd number: 3/16

8/5 + 3/16 is 143/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 16 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 16 = 80,
    8/5 = 8 × 16/5 × 16 = 128/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    3/16 = 3 × 5/16 × 5 = 15/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/80 + 15/80 = 128 + 15/80 = 143/80
  5. In mixed form: 163/80

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