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Add 14/45 and 2/50

14/45 + 2/50 is 79/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 10 = 450,
    14/45 = 14 × 10/45 × 10 = 140/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    2/50 = 2 × 9/50 × 9 = 18/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/450 + 18/450 = 140 + 18/450 = 158/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/225

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