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Add 9/4 and 10/5

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 2 0/5

9/4 + 10/5 is 17/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    9/4 = 9 × 5/4 × 5 = 45/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    10/5 = 10 × 4/5 × 4 = 40/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/20 + 40/20 = 45 + 40/20 = 85/20
  5. 85/20 simplified gives 17/4
  6. So, 9/4 + 10/5 = 17/4
    In mixed form: 41/4

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