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Add 50/4 and 18/6

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 3 0/6

50/4 + 18/6 is 31/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    50/4 = 50 × 3/4 × 3 = 150/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    18/6 = 18 × 2/6 × 2 = 36/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/12 + 36/12 = 150 + 36/12 = 186/12
  5. 186/12 simplified gives 31/2
  6. So, 50/4 + 18/6 = 31/2
    In mixed form: 151/2

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