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Add 5/2 and 6/4

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 1 2/4

5/2 + 6/4 is 4/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    5/2 = 5 × 2/2 × 2 = 10/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    6/4 = 6 × 1/4 × 1 = 6/4
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/4 + 6/4 = 10 + 6/4 = 16/4
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/1

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