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Add 5/20 and 72/10

1st number: 5/20, 2nd number: 7 2/10

5/20 + 72/10 is 149/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    5/20 = 5 × 1/20 × 1 = 5/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    72/10 = 72 × 2/10 × 2 = 144/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/20 + 144/20 = 5 + 144/20 = 149/20
  5. In mixed form: 79/20

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