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Add 10/2 and 25/10

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 2 5/10

10/2 + 25/10 is 15/2.

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,
    10/2 = 10 × 5/2 × 5 = 50/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    25/10 = 25 × 1/10 × 1 = 25/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/10 + 25/10 = 50 + 25/10 = 75/10
  5. 75/10 simplified gives 15/2
  6. So, 10/2 + 25/10 = 15/2
    In mixed form: 71/2

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