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Add 50/5 and 49/6

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 8 1/6

50/5 + 49/6 is 109/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    50/5 = 50 × 6/5 × 6 = 300/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    49/6 = 49 × 5/6 × 5 = 245/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/30 + 245/30 = 300 + 245/30 = 545/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/6
  6. In mixed form: 181/6

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