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Add 54/8 and 56/10

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

54/8 + 56/10 is 247/20.

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,
    54/8 = 54 × 5/8 × 5 = 270/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    56/10 = 56 × 4/10 × 4 = 224/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/40 + 224/40 = 270 + 224/40 = 494/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 247/20
  6. In mixed form: 127/20

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