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Add 5/10 and 6/28

5/10 + 6/28 is 5/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 28 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    5/10 = 5 × 14/10 × 14 = 70/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    6/28 = 6 × 5/28 × 5 = 30/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/140 + 30/140 = 70 + 30/140 = 100/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/7

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