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Add 2/4 and 8/10

2/4 + 8/10 is 13/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    2/4 = 2 × 5/4 × 5 = 10/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    8/10 = 8 × 2/10 × 2 = 16/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/20 + 16/20 = 10 + 16/20 = 26/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/10
  6. In mixed form: 13/10

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