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Add 3/5 and 8/10

3/5 + 8/10 is 7/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    3/5 = 3 × 2/5 × 2 = 6/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    8/10 = 8 × 1/10 × 1 = 8/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/10 + 8/10 = 6 + 8/10 = 14/10
  5. 14/10 simplified gives 7/5
  6. So, 3/5 + 8/10 = 7/5
    In mixed form: 12/5

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