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Add 40/9 and 8/50

1st number: 4 4/9, 2nd number: 8/50

40/9 + 8/50 is 1036/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    40/9 = 40 × 50/9 × 50 = 2000/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    8/50 = 8 × 9/50 × 9 = 72/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2000/450 + 72/450 = 2000 + 72/450 = 2072/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1036/225
  6. In mixed form: 4136/225

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