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Add 50/72 and 1/50

50/72 + 1/50 is 643/900.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 50 is 1800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 25 = 1800,
    50/72 = 50 × 25/72 × 25 = 1250/1800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 36 = 1800,
    1/50 = 1 × 36/50 × 36 = 36/1800
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1250/1800 + 36/1800 = 1250 + 36/1800 = 1286/1800
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 643/900

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