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Add 10/2 and 9/10

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 9/10

10/2 + 9/10 is 59/10.

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,
    9/10 = 9 × 1/10 × 1 = 9/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/10 + 9/10 = 50 + 9/10 = 59/10
  5. In mixed form: 59/10

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