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Add 5/4 and 24/50

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 24/50

5/4 + 24/50 is 173/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    5/4 = 5 × 25/4 × 25 = 125/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    24/50 = 24 × 2/50 × 2 = 48/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/100 + 48/100 = 125 + 48/100 = 173/100
  5. In mixed form: 173/100

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