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Add 7/5 and 2/10

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

7/5 + 2/10 is 8/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    7/5 = 7 × 2/5 × 2 = 14/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    2/10 = 2 × 1/10 × 1 = 2/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/10 + 2/10 = 14 + 2/10 = 16/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/5
  6. In mixed form: 13/5

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