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Add 10/8 and 20/28

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 20/28

10/8 + 20/28 is 55/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    10/8 = 10 × 7/8 × 7 = 70/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    20/28 = 20 × 2/28 × 2 = 40/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/56 + 40/56 = 70 + 40/56 = 110/56
  5. 110/56 simplified gives 55/28
  6. So, 10/8 + 20/28 = 55/28
    In mixed form: 127/28

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