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Add 10/6 and 5/50

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 5/50

10/6 + 5/50 is 53/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    10/6 = 10 × 25/6 × 25 = 250/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    5/50 = 5 × 3/50 × 3 = 15/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/150 + 15/150 = 250 + 15/150 = 265/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/30
  6. In mixed form: 123/30

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