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Add 1/2 and 9/50

1/2 + 9/50 is 17/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    1/2 = 1 × 25/2 × 25 = 25/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    9/50 = 9 × 1/50 × 1 = 9/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/50 + 9/50 = 25 + 9/50 = 34/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/25

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