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Add 10/2 and 2/9

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 2/9

10/2 + 2/9 is 47/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    10/2 = 10 × 9/2 × 9 = 90/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    2/9 = 2 × 2/9 × 2 = 4/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/18 + 4/18 = 90 + 4/18 = 94/18
  5. 94/18 simplified gives 47/9
  6. So, 10/2 + 2/9 = 47/9
    In mixed form: 52/9

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