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Add 20/10 and 5/20

1st number: 2 0/10, 2nd number: 5/20

20/10 + 5/20 is 9/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    20/10 = 20 × 2/10 × 2 = 40/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    5/20 = 5 × 1/20 × 1 = 5/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/20 + 5/20 = 40 + 5/20 = 45/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/4
  6. In mixed form: 21/4

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