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Add 50/75 and 4/18

50/75 + 4/18 is 8/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 6 = 450,
    50/75 = 50 × 6/75 × 6 = 300/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    4/18 = 4 × 25/18 × 25 = 100/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/450 + 100/450 = 300 + 100/450 = 400/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/9

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