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Add 45/50 and 60/49

1st number: 45/50, 2nd number: 1 11/49

45/50 + 60/49 is 1041/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 49 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    45/50 = 45 × 49/50 × 49 = 2205/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 50 = 2450,
    60/49 = 60 × 50/49 × 50 = 3000/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2205/2450 + 3000/2450 = 2205 + 3000/2450 = 5205/2450
  5. 5205/2450 simplified gives 1041/490
  6. So, 45/50 + 60/49 = 1041/490
    In mixed form: 261/490

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