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Add 20/10 and 7/8

1st number: 2 0/10, 2nd number: 7/8

20/10 + 7/8 is 23/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    20/10 = 20 × 4/10 × 4 = 80/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    7/8 = 7 × 5/8 × 5 = 35/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/40 + 35/40 = 80 + 35/40 = 115/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/8
  6. In mixed form: 27/8

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