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Add 5/20 and 50/4

1st number: 5/20, 2nd number: 12 2/4

5/20 + 50/4 is 51/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 4 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    5/20 = 5 × 1/20 × 1 = 5/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    50/4 = 50 × 5/4 × 5 = 250/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/20 + 250/20 = 5 + 250/20 = 255/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 51/4
  6. In mixed form: 123/4

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