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Add 18/2 and 2/10

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 2/10

18/2 + 2/10 is 46/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    18/2 = 18 × 5/2 × 5 = 90/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    2/10 = 2 × 1/10 × 1 = 2/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/10 + 2/10 = 90 + 2/10 = 92/10
  5. 92/10 simplified gives 46/5
  6. So, 18/2 + 2/10 = 46/5
    In mixed form: 91/5

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