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Add 8/5 and 10/18

1st number: 1 3/5, 2nd number: 10/18

8/5 + 10/18 is 97/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    8/5 = 8 × 18/5 × 18 = 144/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    10/18 = 10 × 5/18 × 5 = 50/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/90 + 50/90 = 144 + 50/90 = 194/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/45
  6. In mixed form: 27/45

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