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Add 50/4 and 30/20

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 1 10/20

50/4 + 30/20 is 14/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    50/4 = 50 × 5/4 × 5 = 250/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    30/20 = 30 × 1/20 × 1 = 30/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/20 + 30/20 = 250 + 30/20 = 280/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/1

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