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Add 10/4 and 18/20

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 18/20

10/4 + 18/20 is 17/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    10/4 = 10 × 5/4 × 5 = 50/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    18/20 = 18 × 1/20 × 1 = 18/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/20 + 18/20 = 50 + 18/20 = 68/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/5
  6. In mixed form: 32/5

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