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Add 50/6 and 16/45

1st number: 8 2/6, 2nd number: 16/45

50/6 + 16/45 is 391/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    50/6 = 50 × 15/6 × 15 = 750/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    16/45 = 16 × 2/45 × 2 = 32/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/90 + 32/90 = 750 + 32/90 = 782/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 391/45
  6. In mixed form: 831/45

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