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Add 35/8 and 28/10

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 2 8/10

35/8 + 28/10 is 287/40.

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,
    35/8 = 35 × 5/8 × 5 = 175/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    28/10 = 28 × 4/10 × 4 = 112/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/40 + 112/40 = 175 + 112/40 = 287/40
  5. In mixed form: 77/40

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