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Add 45/50 and 5/45

45/50 + 5/45 is 91/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 45 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    45/50 = 45 × 9/50 × 9 = 405/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 10 = 450,
    5/45 = 5 × 10/45 × 10 = 50/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/450 + 50/450 = 405 + 50/450 = 455/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 91/90
  6. In mixed form: 11/90

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