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Add 5/50 and 90/98

5/50 + 90/98 is 499/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 98 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    5/50 = 5 × 49/50 × 49 = 245/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    90/98 = 90 × 25/98 × 25 = 2250/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    245/2450 + 2250/2450 = 245 + 2250/2450 = 2495/2450
  5. 2495/2450 simplified gives 499/490
  6. So, 5/50 + 90/98 = 499/490
    In mixed form: 19/490

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