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Add 50/45 and 1/49

1st number: 1 5/45, 2nd number: 1/49

50/45 + 1/49 is 499/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 49 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    50/45 = 50 × 49/45 × 49 = 2450/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    1/49 = 1 × 45/49 × 45 = 45/2205
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2450/2205 + 45/2205 = 2450 + 45/2205 = 2495/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 499/441
  6. In mixed form: 158/441

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