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Add 24/5 and 50/36

1st number: 4 4/5, 2nd number: 1 14/36

24/5 + 50/36 is 557/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,
    24/5 = 24 × 36/5 × 36 = 864/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    50/36 = 50 × 5/36 × 5 = 250/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    864/180 + 250/180 = 864 + 250/180 = 1114/180
  5. 1114/180 simplified gives 557/90
  6. So, 24/5 + 50/36 = 557/90
    In mixed form: 617/90

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