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Add 10/7 and 8/10

1st number: 1 3/7, 2nd number: 8/10

10/7 + 8/10 is 78/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    10/7 = 10 × 10/7 × 10 = 100/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    8/10 = 8 × 7/10 × 7 = 56/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/70 + 56/70 = 100 + 56/70 = 156/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 78/35
  6. In mixed form: 28/35

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