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Add 50/90 and 42/40

1st number: 50/90, 2nd number: 1 2/40

50/90 + 42/40 is 289/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    50/90 = 50 × 4/90 × 4 = 200/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    42/40 = 42 × 9/40 × 9 = 378/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/360 + 378/360 = 200 + 378/360 = 578/360
  5. 578/360 simplified gives 289/180
  6. So, 50/90 + 42/40 = 289/180
    In mixed form: 1109/180

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