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Add 4/10 and 12/8

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

4/10 + 12/8 is 19/10.

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,
    4/10 = 4 × 4/10 × 4 = 16/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    12/8 = 12 × 5/8 × 5 = 60/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/40 + 60/40 = 16 + 60/40 = 76/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/10
  6. In mixed form: 19/10

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