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Add 2/4 and 40/50

2/4 + 40/50 is 13/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    2/4 = 2 × 25/4 × 25 = 50/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    40/50 = 40 × 2/50 × 2 = 80/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/100 + 80/100 = 50 + 80/100 = 130/100
  5. 130/100 simplified gives 13/10
  6. So, 2/4 + 40/50 = 13/10
    In mixed form: 13/10

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