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Add 10/4 and 2/9

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 2/9

10/4 + 2/9 is 49/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 9 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    10/4 = 10 × 9/4 × 9 = 90/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    2/9 = 2 × 4/9 × 4 = 8/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/36 + 8/36 = 90 + 8/36 = 98/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/18
  6. In mixed form: 213/18

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