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Add 10/3 and 5/10

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 5/10

10/3 + 5/10 is 23/6.

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,
    10/3 = 10 × 10/3 × 10 = 100/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    5/10 = 5 × 3/10 × 3 = 15/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/30 + 15/30 = 100 + 15/30 = 115/30
  5. 115/30 simplified gives 23/6
  6. So, 10/3 + 5/10 = 23/6
    In mixed form: 35/6

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