Do you know how to add fractions?

Sam scored \( \frac{7}{10} \) on paper 1 and \( \frac{8}{10}\) on paper 2.

Add these fractions together.

What is Sam’s overall exam score?

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"It is a common misconception that when adding fractions you add together both the numerators and denominators. Can you explain why that incorrect method seems to work in this situation?"

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