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Add 50/84 and 5/9

50/84 + 5/9 is 145/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    50/84 = 50 × 3/84 × 3 = 150/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    5/9 = 5 × 28/9 × 28 = 140/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/252 + 140/252 = 150 + 140/252 = 290/252
  5. 290/252 simplified gives 145/126
  6. So, 50/84 + 5/9 = 145/126
    In mixed form: 119/126

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