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Add 50/36 and 21/50

1st number: 1 14/36, 2nd number: 21/50

50/36 + 21/50 is 407/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 50 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    50/36 = 50 × 25/36 × 25 = 1250/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    21/50 = 21 × 18/50 × 18 = 378/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1250/900 + 378/900 = 1250 + 378/900 = 1628/900
  5. 1628/900 simplified gives 407/225
  6. So, 50/36 + 21/50 = 407/225
    In mixed form: 1182/225

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