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Add 50/8 and 30/10

1st number: 6 2/8, 2nd number: 3 0/10

50/8 + 30/10 is 37/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    50/8 = 50 × 5/8 × 5 = 250/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    30/10 = 30 × 4/10 × 4 = 120/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/40 + 120/40 = 250 + 120/40 = 370/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/4
  6. In mixed form: 91/4

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