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Add 50/2 and 50/9

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 5 5/9

50/2 + 50/9 is 275/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    50/2 = 50 × 9/2 × 9 = 450/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    50/9 = 50 × 2/9 × 2 = 100/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/18 + 100/18 = 450 + 100/18 = 550/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 275/9
  6. In mixed form: 305/9

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