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Add 40/5 and 35/10

1st number: 8 0/5, 2nd number: 3 5/10

40/5 + 35/10 is 23/2.

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,
    40/5 = 40 × 2/5 × 2 = 80/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    35/10 = 35 × 1/10 × 1 = 35/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/10 + 35/10 = 80 + 35/10 = 115/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/2
  6. In mixed form: 111/2

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