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Add 8/45 and 24/50

8/45 + 24/50 is 148/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 10 = 450,
    8/45 = 8 × 10/45 × 10 = 80/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    24/50 = 24 × 9/50 × 9 = 216/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/450 + 216/450 = 80 + 216/450 = 296/450
  5. 296/450 simplified gives 148/225
  6. So, 8/45 + 24/50 = 148/225

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