# Fraction help

Karen2308
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Please can somebody help me with fractions. I need to work out 1 4/5 + 3/10 and the method.

Karen2308
Registered Posts: **4**

Please can somebody help me with fractions. I need to work out 1 4/5 + 3/10 and the method.

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## Comments

1As 5 is a factor of 10, we can make that first fraction into 10ths. So to get 10 as the denominator we have to multiply the 5 by 2. We can't just multiply the bottom half of the fraction though, so also have to multiply the numerator by 2 as well. So we end up with 1 8/10 + 3/10