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Add 75/50 and 30/4

1st number: 1 25/50, 2nd number: 7 2/4

75/50 + 30/4 is 9/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 4 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    75/50 = 75 × 2/50 × 2 = 150/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    30/4 = 30 × 25/4 × 25 = 750/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/100 + 750/100 = 150 + 750/100 = 900/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/1

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