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Add 10/4 and 5/6

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 5/6

10/4 + 5/6 is 10/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    10/4 = 10 × 3/4 × 3 = 30/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    5/6 = 5 × 2/6 × 2 = 10/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/12 + 10/12 = 30 + 10/12 = 40/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 10/3
  6. In mixed form: 31/3

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