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Add 24/50 and 20/90

24/50 + 20/90 is 158/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    24/50 = 24 × 9/50 × 9 = 216/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    20/90 = 20 × 5/90 × 5 = 100/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/450 + 100/450 = 216 + 100/450 = 316/450
  5. 316/450 simplified gives 158/225
  6. So, 24/50 + 20/90 = 158/225

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