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Add 7/45 and 50/18

1st number: 7/45, 2nd number: 2 14/18

7/45 + 50/18 is 44/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    7/45 = 7 × 2/45 × 2 = 14/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    50/18 = 50 × 5/18 × 5 = 250/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/90 + 250/90 = 14 + 250/90 = 264/90
  5. 264/90 simplified gives 44/15
  6. So, 7/45 + 50/18 = 44/15
    In mixed form: 214/15

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