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Add 2/7 and 48/10

1st number: 2/7, 2nd number: 4 8/10

2/7 + 48/10 is 178/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    2/7 = 2 × 10/7 × 10 = 20/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    48/10 = 48 × 7/10 × 7 = 336/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/70 + 336/70 = 20 + 336/70 = 356/70
  5. 356/70 simplified gives 178/35
  6. So, 2/7 + 48/10 = 178/35
    In mixed form: 53/35

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