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Add 8/10 and 2/28

8/10 + 2/28 is 61/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 28 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    8/10 = 8 × 14/10 × 14 = 112/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    2/28 = 2 × 5/28 × 5 = 10/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/140 + 10/140 = 112 + 10/140 = 122/140
  5. 122/140 simplified gives 61/70
  6. So, 8/10 + 2/28 = 61/70

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