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Add 50/36 and 70/24

1st number: 1 14/36, 2nd number: 2 22/24

50/36 + 70/24 is 155/36.

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,
    70/24 = 70 × 3/24 × 3 = 210/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/72 + 210/72 = 100 + 210/72 = 310/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 155/36
  6. In mixed form: 411/36

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