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Add 5/10 and 18/8

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

5/10 + 18/8 is 11/4.

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,
    5/10 = 5 × 4/10 × 4 = 20/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    18/8 = 18 × 5/8 × 5 = 90/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/40 + 90/40 = 20 + 90/40 = 110/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/4
  6. In mixed form: 23/4

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