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Add 25/8 and 8/10

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 8/10

25/8 + 8/10 is 157/40.

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,
    25/8 = 25 × 5/8 × 5 = 125/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    8/10 = 8 × 4/10 × 4 = 32/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/40 + 32/40 = 125 + 32/40 = 157/40
  5. So, 25/8 + 8/10 = 157/40
    In mixed form: 337/40

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