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Add 18/50 and 5/40

18/50 + 5/40 is 97/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 40 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    18/50 = 18 × 4/50 × 4 = 72/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    5/40 = 5 × 5/40 × 5 = 25/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/200 + 25/200 = 72 + 25/200 = 97/200
  5. So, 18/50 + 5/40 = 97/200

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