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Add 50/48 and 2/20

1st number: 1 2/48, 2nd number: 2/20

50/48 + 2/20 is 137/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 20 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    50/48 = 50 × 5/48 × 5 = 250/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 12 = 240,
    2/20 = 2 × 12/20 × 12 = 24/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/240 + 24/240 = 250 + 24/240 = 274/240
  5. 274/240 simplified gives 137/120
  6. So, 50/48 + 2/20 = 137/120
    In mixed form: 117/120

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