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Add 6/50 and 2/10

6/50 + 2/10 is 8/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 10 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    6/50 = 6 × 1/50 × 1 = 6/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    2/10 = 2 × 5/10 × 5 = 10/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/50 + 10/50 = 6 + 10/50 = 16/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/25

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