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Add 54/10 and 70/8

1st number: 5 4/10, 2nd number: 8 6/8

54/10 + 70/8 is 283/20.

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,
    54/10 = 54 × 4/10 × 4 = 216/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    70/8 = 70 × 5/8 × 5 = 350/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/40 + 350/40 = 216 + 350/40 = 566/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 283/20
  6. In mixed form: 143/20

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