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Add 5/2 and 10/28

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 10/28

5/2 + 10/28 is 20/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    5/2 = 5 × 14/2 × 14 = 70/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    10/28 = 10 × 1/28 × 1 = 10/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/28 + 10/28 = 70 + 10/28 = 80/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/7
  6. In mixed form: 26/7

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