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Add 2/20 and 45/10

1st number: 2/20, 2nd number: 4 5/10

2/20 + 45/10 is 23/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    2/20 = 2 × 1/20 × 1 = 2/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    45/10 = 45 × 2/10 × 2 = 90/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/20 + 90/20 = 2 + 90/20 = 92/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/5
  6. In mixed form: 43/5

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