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Add 10/25 and 5/10

10/25 + 5/10 is 9/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 10 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    10/25 = 10 × 2/25 × 2 = 20/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    5/10 = 5 × 5/10 × 5 = 25/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/50 + 25/50 = 20 + 25/50 = 45/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/10

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