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Add 2/20 and 40/25

1st number: 2/20, 2nd number: 1 15/25

2/20 + 40/25 is 17/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 25 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,
    2/20 = 2 × 5/20 × 5 = 10/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 4 = 100,
    40/25 = 40 × 4/25 × 4 = 160/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/100 + 160/100 = 10 + 160/100 = 170/100
  5. 170/100 simplified gives 17/10
  6. So, 2/20 + 40/25 = 17/10
    In mixed form: 17/10

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