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Add 5/7 and 10/8

1st number: 5/7, 2nd number: 1 2/8

5/7 + 10/8 is 55/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    5/7 = 5 × 8/7 × 8 = 40/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    10/8 = 10 × 7/8 × 7 = 70/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/56 + 70/56 = 40 + 70/56 = 110/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/28
  6. In mixed form: 127/28

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