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Add 50/36 and 21/10

1st number: 1 14/36, 2nd number: 2 1/10

50/36 + 21/10 is 157/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 10 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    50/36 = 50 × 5/36 × 5 = 250/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 18 = 180,
    21/10 = 21 × 18/10 × 18 = 378/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/180 + 378/180 = 250 + 378/180 = 628/180
  5. 628/180 simplified gives 157/45
  6. So, 50/36 + 21/10 = 157/45
    In mixed form: 322/45

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