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Add 5/20 and 90/6

1st number: 5/20, 2nd number: 15 0/6

5/20 + 90/6 is 61/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    5/20 = 5 × 3/20 × 3 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    90/6 = 90 × 10/6 × 10 = 900/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/60 + 900/60 = 15 + 900/60 = 915/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/4
  6. In mixed form: 151/4

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