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Add 7/45 and 50/54

7/45 + 50/54 is 146/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 6 = 270,
    7/45 = 7 × 6/45 × 6 = 42/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    50/54 = 50 × 5/54 × 5 = 250/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/270 + 250/270 = 42 + 250/270 = 292/270
  5. 292/270 simplified gives 146/135
  6. So, 7/45 + 50/54 = 146/135
    In mixed form: 111/135

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