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Add 50/18 and 35/72

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 35/72

50/18 + 35/72 is 235/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    50/18 = 50 × 4/18 × 4 = 200/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    35/72 = 35 × 1/72 × 1 = 35/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/72 + 35/72 = 200 + 35/72 = 235/72
  5. So, 50/18 + 35/72 = 235/72
    In mixed form: 319/72

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