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Add 7/8 and 9/10

7/8 + 9/10 is 71/40.

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,
    7/8 = 7 × 5/8 × 5 = 35/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    9/10 = 9 × 4/10 × 4 = 36/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/40 + 36/40 = 35 + 36/40 = 71/40
  5. In mixed form: 131/40

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