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Add 21/2 and 9/25

1st number: 10 1/2, 2nd number: 9/25

21/2 + 9/25 is 543/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 25 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    21/2 = 21 × 25/2 × 25 = 525/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    9/25 = 9 × 2/25 × 2 = 18/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/50 + 18/50 = 525 + 18/50 = 543/50
  5. In mixed form: 1043/50

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