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Add 2/5 and 9/10

2/5 + 9/10 is 13/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    2/5 = 2 × 2/5 × 2 = 4/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    9/10 = 9 × 1/10 × 1 = 9/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/10 + 9/10 = 4 + 9/10 = 13/10
  5. In mixed form: 13/10

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