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Add 3/2 and 5/10

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 5/10

3/2 + 5/10 is 2/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    3/2 = 3 × 5/2 × 5 = 15/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    5/10 = 5 × 1/10 × 1 = 5/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/10 + 5/10 = 15 + 5/10 = 20/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/1

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