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Add 8/4 and 5/10

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 5/10

8/4 + 5/10 is 5/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    8/4 = 8 × 5/4 × 5 = 40/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    5/10 = 5 × 2/10 × 2 = 10/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/20 + 10/20 = 40 + 10/20 = 50/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/2
  6. In mixed form: 21/2

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