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Add 5/3 and 4/10

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 4/10

5/3 + 4/10 is 31/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    5/3 = 5 × 10/3 × 10 = 50/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    4/10 = 4 × 3/10 × 3 = 12/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/30 + 12/30 = 50 + 12/30 = 62/30
  5. 62/30 simplified gives 31/15
  6. So, 5/3 + 4/10 = 31/15
    In mixed form: 21/15

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