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Add 50/72 and 2/10

50/72 + 2/10 is 161/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 10 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    50/72 = 50 × 5/72 × 5 = 250/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 36 = 360,
    2/10 = 2 × 36/10 × 36 = 72/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/360 + 72/360 = 250 + 72/360 = 322/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 161/180

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