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Add 10/8 and 45/70

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 45/70

10/8 + 45/70 is 53/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    10/8 = 10 × 35/8 × 35 = 350/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    45/70 = 45 × 4/70 × 4 = 180/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/280 + 180/280 = 350 + 180/280 = 530/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/28
  6. In mixed form: 125/28

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