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Add 18/50 and 5/4

1st number: 18/50, 2nd number: 1 1/4

18/50 + 5/4 is 161/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 4 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    18/50 = 18 × 2/50 × 2 = 36/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    5/4 = 5 × 25/4 × 25 = 125/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/100 + 125/100 = 36 + 125/100 = 161/100
  5. So, 18/50 + 5/4 = 161/100
    In mixed form: 161/100

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