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Add 8/2 and 7/10

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 7/10

8/2 + 7/10 is 47/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    8/2 = 8 × 5/2 × 5 = 40/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    7/10 = 7 × 1/10 × 1 = 7/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/10 + 7/10 = 40 + 7/10 = 47/10
  5. So, 8/2 + 7/10 = 47/10
    In mixed form: 47/10

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