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Add 50/90 and 49/72

50/90 + 49/72 is 89/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 72 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 72 × 5 = 360,
    49/72 = 49 × 5/72 × 5 = 245/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/360 + 245/360 = 200 + 245/360 = 445/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/72
  6. In mixed form: 117/72

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