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Add 45/84 and 50/9

1st number: 45/84, 2nd number: 5 5/9

45/84 + 50/9 is 1535/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 9 is 252

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    45/84 = 45 × 3/84 × 3 = 135/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    50/9 = 50 × 28/9 × 28 = 1400/252
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    135/252 + 1400/252 = 135 + 1400/252 = 1535/252
  5. So, 45/84 + 50/9 = 1535/252
    In mixed form: 623/252

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