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Add 50/18 and 40/90

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 40/90

50/18 + 40/90 is 29/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    50/18 = 50 × 5/18 × 5 = 250/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    40/90 = 40 × 1/90 × 1 = 40/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/90 + 40/90 = 250 + 40/90 = 290/90
  5. 290/90 simplified gives 29/9
  6. So, 50/18 + 40/90 = 29/9
    In mixed form: 32/9

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