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Add 10/5 and 14/10

1st number: 2 0/5, 2nd number: 1 4/10

10/5 + 14/10 is 17/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    10/5 = 10 × 2/5 × 2 = 20/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    14/10 = 14 × 1/10 × 1 = 14/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/10 + 14/10 = 20 + 14/10 = 34/10
  5. 34/10 simplified gives 17/5
  6. So, 10/5 + 14/10 = 17/5
    In mixed form: 32/5

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