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Add 50/3 and 48/45

1st number: 16 2/3, 2nd number: 1 3/45

50/3 + 48/45 is 266/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 15 = 45,
    50/3 = 50 × 15/3 × 15 = 750/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    48/45 = 48 × 1/45 × 1 = 48/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/45 + 48/45 = 750 + 48/45 = 798/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 266/15
  6. In mixed form: 1711/15

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