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Add 80/90 and 42/16

1st number: 80/90, 2nd number: 2 10/16

80/90 + 42/16 is 253/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 16 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 8 = 720,
    80/90 = 80 × 8/90 × 8 = 640/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    42/16 = 42 × 45/16 × 45 = 1890/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    640/720 + 1890/720 = 640 + 1890/720 = 2530/720
  5. 2530/720 simplified gives 253/72
  6. So, 80/90 + 42/16 = 253/72
    In mixed form: 337/72

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