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Add 50/18 and 98/24

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 4 2/24

50/18 + 98/24 is 247/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 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 24 × 3 = 72,
    98/24 = 98 × 3/24 × 3 = 294/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/72 + 294/72 = 200 + 294/72 = 494/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 247/36
  6. In mixed form: 631/36

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