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Add 1/3 and 7/10

1/3 + 7/10 is 31/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    1/3 = 1 × 10/3 × 10 = 10/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    7/10 = 7 × 3/10 × 3 = 21/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/30 + 21/30 = 10 + 21/30 = 31/30
  5. In mixed form: 11/30

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