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Add 5/10 and 6/18

5/10 + 6/18 is 5/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    5/10 = 5 × 9/10 × 9 = 45/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    6/18 = 6 × 5/18 × 5 = 30/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/90 + 30/90 = 45 + 30/90 = 75/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/6

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