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Joe painted 2/5 of the fence and Bill painted 1/2 of it. What fraction of the fence did the boys paint?

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Simple: 9/10. u have to find the LCM. or least common multiple.then what u do to one. side u do to the other

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Do you mean 'Common Denominator'?
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2/5 = 4/10
1/2 = 5/10
So they both painted (5+4)/10 = 9/10 of the fence
I hope you got it..

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9/10.

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