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Add 50/36 and 49/24

1st number: 1 14/36, 2nd number: 2 1/24

50/36 + 49/24 is 247/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    50/36 = 50 × 2/36 × 2 = 100/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    49/24 = 49 × 3/24 × 3 = 147/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/72 + 147/72 = 100 + 147/72 = 247/72
  5. In mixed form: 331/72

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