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Add 1/20 and 2/5

1/20 + 2/5 is 9/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    1/20 = 1 × 1/20 × 1 = 1/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    2/5 = 2 × 4/5 × 4 = 8/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1/20 + 8/20 = 1 + 8/20 = 9/20

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