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Add 20/49 and 35/50

20/49 + 35/50 is 543/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 50 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 50 = 2450,
    20/49 = 20 × 50/49 × 50 = 1000/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    35/50 = 35 × 49/50 × 49 = 1715/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1000/2450 + 1715/2450 = 1000 + 1715/2450 = 2715/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 543/490
  6. In mixed form: 153/490

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