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Add 8/50 and 5/90

8/50 + 5/90 is 97/450.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    8/50 = 8 × 9/50 × 9 = 72/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    5/90 = 5 × 5/90 × 5 = 25/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/450 + 25/450 = 72 + 25/450 = 97/450
  5. So, 8/50 + 5/90 = 97/450

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