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Add 50/4 and 30/50

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 30/50

50/4 + 30/50 is 131/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    50/4 = 50 × 25/4 × 25 = 1250/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    30/50 = 30 × 2/50 × 2 = 60/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1250/100 + 60/100 = 1250 + 60/100 = 1310/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/10
  6. In mixed form: 131/10

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