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Add 5/2 and 6/20

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 6/20

5/2 + 6/20 is 14/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    5/2 = 5 × 10/2 × 10 = 50/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    6/20 = 6 × 1/20 × 1 = 6/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/20 + 6/20 = 50 + 6/20 = 56/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/5
  6. In mixed form: 24/5

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