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Add 10/2 and 45/28

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 1 17/28

10/2 + 45/28 is 185/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    10/2 = 10 × 14/2 × 14 = 140/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    45/28 = 45 × 1/28 × 1 = 45/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/28 + 45/28 = 140 + 45/28 = 185/28
  5. In mixed form: 617/28

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