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Add 90/18 and 42/50

1st number: 5 0/18, 2nd number: 42/50

90/18 + 42/50 is 146/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    90/18 = 90 × 25/18 × 25 = 2250/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    42/50 = 42 × 9/50 × 9 = 378/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2250/450 + 378/450 = 2250 + 378/450 = 2628/450
  5. 2628/450 simplified gives 146/25
  6. So, 90/18 + 42/50 = 146/25
    In mixed form: 521/25

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