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Add 10/2 and 9/32

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 9/32

10/2 + 9/32 is 169/32.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 32 is 32

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 32
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 16 = 32,
    10/2 = 10 × 16/2 × 16 = 160/32
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 1 = 32,
    9/32 = 9 × 1/32 × 1 = 9/32
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    160/32 + 9/32 = 160 + 9/32 = 169/32
  5. So, 10/2 + 9/32 = 169/32
    In mixed form: 59/32

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