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Add 81/50 and 10/16

1st number: 1 31/50, 2nd number: 10/16

81/50 + 10/16 is 449/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 16 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    81/50 = 81 × 8/50 × 8 = 648/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,
    10/16 = 10 × 25/16 × 25 = 250/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    648/400 + 250/400 = 648 + 250/400 = 898/400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 449/200
  6. In mixed form: 249/200

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