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Add 10/7 and 54/8

1st number: 1 3/7, 2nd number: 6 6/8

10/7 + 54/8 is 229/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    10/7 = 10 × 8/7 × 8 = 80/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    54/8 = 54 × 7/8 × 7 = 378/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/56 + 378/56 = 80 + 378/56 = 458/56
  5. 458/56 simplified gives 229/28
  6. So, 10/7 + 54/8 = 229/28
    In mixed form: 85/28

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