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Add 18/10 and 10/40

1st number: 1 8/10, 2nd number: 10/40

18/10 + 10/40 is 41/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    18/10 = 18 × 4/10 × 4 = 72/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    10/40 = 10 × 1/40 × 1 = 10/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/40 + 10/40 = 72 + 10/40 = 82/40
  5. 82/40 simplified gives 41/20
  6. So, 18/10 + 10/40 = 41/20
    In mixed form: 21/20

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