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Add 1/4 and 10/5

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

1/4 + 10/5 is 9/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    1/4 = 1 × 5/4 × 5 = 5/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    10/5 = 10 × 4/5 × 4 = 40/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/20 + 40/20 = 5 + 40/20 = 45/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/4
  6. In mixed form: 21/4

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