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Add 10/8 and 3/10

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

10/8 + 3/10 is 31/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    10/8 = 10 × 5/8 × 5 = 50/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    3/10 = 3 × 4/10 × 4 = 12/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/40 + 12/40 = 50 + 12/40 = 62/40
  5. 62/40 simplified gives 31/20
  6. So, 10/8 + 3/10 = 31/20
    In mixed form: 111/20

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