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Add 3/50 and 45/70

3/50 + 45/70 is 123/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 70 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    3/50 = 3 × 7/50 × 7 = 21/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    45/70 = 45 × 5/70 × 5 = 225/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/350 + 225/350 = 21 + 225/350 = 246/350
  5. 246/350 simplified gives 123/175
  6. So, 3/50 + 45/70 = 123/175

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