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Add 7/4 and 9/10

1st number: 1 3/4, 2nd number: 9/10

7/4 + 9/10 is 53/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    7/4 = 7 × 5/4 × 5 = 35/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    9/10 = 9 × 2/10 × 2 = 18/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/20 + 18/20 = 35 + 18/20 = 53/20
  5. In mixed form: 213/20

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