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# How would you add 1 3/5 and 2 1/2?

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Haran N
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1 3/5 + 2 1/2

(First change into top heavy fractions)

8/5 + 5/2

(Next find a common denominator, in this case we will use 10)

16/10 + 25/10

(Add the fractions together)

41/10

(Change to a proper fraction as your answers)

4 1/10

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