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Add 80/5 and 40/8

1st number: 16 0/5, 2nd number: 5 0/8

80/5 + 40/8 is 21/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    80/5 = 80 × 8/5 × 8 = 640/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    40/8 = 40 × 5/8 × 5 = 200/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    640/40 + 200/40 = 640 + 200/40 = 840/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/1

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