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Add 10/50 and 14/9

1st number: 10/50, 2nd number: 1 5/9

10/50 + 14/9 is 79/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 9 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    10/50 = 10 × 9/50 × 9 = 90/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    14/9 = 14 × 50/9 × 50 = 700/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/450 + 700/450 = 90 + 700/450 = 790/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/45
  6. In mixed form: 134/45

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