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Add 45/10 and 10/8

1st number: 4 5/10, 2nd number: 1 2/8

45/10 + 10/8 is 23/4.

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,
    45/10 = 45 × 4/10 × 4 = 180/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    10/8 = 10 × 5/8 × 5 = 50/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/40 + 50/40 = 180 + 50/40 = 230/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/4
  6. In mixed form: 53/4

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