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Add 9/20 and 3/10

9/20 + 3/10 is 3/4.

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,
    9/20 = 9 × 1/20 × 1 = 9/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    3/10 = 3 × 2/10 × 2 = 6/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/20 + 6/20 = 9 + 6/20 = 15/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/4

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