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Add 5/6 and 9/10

5/6 + 9/10 is 26/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    9/10 = 9 × 3/10 × 3 = 27/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/30 + 27/30 = 25 + 27/30 = 52/30
  5. 52/30 simplified gives 26/15
  6. So, 5/6 + 9/10 = 26/15
    In mixed form: 111/15

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