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Add 48/10 and 40/8

1st number: 4 8/10, 2nd number: 5 0/8

48/10 + 40/8 is 49/5.

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,
    48/10 = 48 × 4/10 × 4 = 192/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    40/8 = 40 × 5/8 × 5 = 200/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/40 + 200/40 = 192 + 200/40 = 392/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/5
  6. In mixed form: 94/5

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