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Add 9/16 and 8/20

9/16 + 8/20 is 77/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 20 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    9/16 = 9 × 5/16 × 5 = 45/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 4 = 80,
    8/20 = 8 × 4/20 × 4 = 32/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/80 + 32/80 = 45 + 32/80 = 77/80

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