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Add 2/20 and 8/5

1st number: 2/20, 2nd number: 1 3/5

2/20 + 8/5 is 17/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 5 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 5 × 4 = 20,
    8/5 = 8 × 4/5 × 4 = 32/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/20 + 32/20 = 2 + 32/20 = 34/20
  5. 34/20 simplified gives 17/10
  6. So, 2/20 + 8/5 = 17/10
    In mixed form: 17/10

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