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Add 18/9 and 45/50

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 45/50

18/9 + 45/50 is 29/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    18/9 = 18 × 50/9 × 50 = 900/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    45/50 = 45 × 9/50 × 9 = 405/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/450 + 405/450 = 900 + 405/450 = 1305/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/10
  6. In mixed form: 29/10

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