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Add 10/8 and 8/10

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

10/8 + 8/10 is 41/20.

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,
    8/10 = 8 × 4/10 × 4 = 32/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/40 + 32/40 = 50 + 32/40 = 82/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/20
  6. In mixed form: 21/20

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