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Add 8/7 and 10/16

1st number: 1 1/7, 2nd number: 10/16

8/7 + 10/16 is 99/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 16 = 112,
    8/7 = 8 × 16/7 × 16 = 128/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    10/16 = 10 × 7/16 × 7 = 70/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/112 + 70/112 = 128 + 70/112 = 198/112
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/56
  6. In mixed form: 143/56

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