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Add 40/18 and 8/10

1st number: 2 4/18, 2nd number: 8/10

40/18 + 8/10 is 136/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    40/18 = 40 × 5/18 × 5 = 200/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    8/10 = 8 × 9/10 × 9 = 72/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/90 + 72/90 = 200 + 72/90 = 272/90
  5. 272/90 simplified gives 136/45
  6. So, 40/18 + 8/10 = 136/45
    In mixed form: 31/45

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