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Add 20/50 and 2/9

20/50 + 2/9 is 28/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 9 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    20/50 = 20 × 9/50 × 9 = 180/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    2/9 = 2 × 50/9 × 50 = 100/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/450 + 100/450 = 180 + 100/450 = 280/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/45

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