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Add 2/36 and 5/50

2/36 + 5/50 is 7/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 50 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    2/36 = 2 × 25/36 × 25 = 50/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    5/50 = 5 × 18/50 × 18 = 90/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/900 + 90/900 = 50 + 90/900 = 140/900
  5. 140/900 simplified gives 7/45
  6. So, 2/36 + 5/50 = 7/45

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