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Add 50/90 and 40/18

1st number: 50/90, 2nd number: 2 4/18

50/90 + 40/18 is 25/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    50/90 = 50 × 1/90 × 1 = 50/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    40/18 = 40 × 5/18 × 5 = 200/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/90 + 200/90 = 50 + 200/90 = 250/90
  5. 250/90 simplified gives 25/9
  6. So, 50/90 + 40/18 = 25/9
    In mixed form: 27/9

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