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Add 50/18 and 35/48

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 35/48

50/18 + 35/48 is 505/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    50/18 = 50 × 8/18 × 8 = 400/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    35/48 = 35 × 3/48 × 3 = 105/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/144 + 105/144 = 400 + 105/144 = 505/144
  5. In mixed form: 373/144

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