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Add 9/2 and 25/20

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 1 5/20

9/2 + 25/20 is 23/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    9/2 = 9 × 10/2 × 10 = 90/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    25/20 = 25 × 1/20 × 1 = 25/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/20 + 25/20 = 90 + 25/20 = 115/20
  5. 115/20 simplified gives 23/4
  6. So, 9/2 + 25/20 = 23/4
    In mixed form: 53/4

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