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Add 5/3 and 3/10

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 3/10

5/3 + 3/10 is 59/30.

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,
    5/3 = 5 × 10/3 × 10 = 50/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    3/10 = 3 × 3/10 × 3 = 9/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/30 + 9/30 = 50 + 9/30 = 59/30
  5. In mixed form: 129/30

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