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Add 50/90 and 98/72

1st number: 50/90, 2nd number: 1 26/72

50/90 + 98/72 is 23/12.

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,
    98/72 = 98 × 5/72 × 5 = 490/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/360 + 490/360 = 200 + 490/360 = 690/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/12
  6. In mixed form: 111/12

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