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Add 90/36 and 42/50

1st number: 2 18/36, 2nd number: 42/50

90/36 + 42/50 is 167/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 50 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    90/36 = 90 × 25/36 × 25 = 2250/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    42/50 = 42 × 18/50 × 18 = 756/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2250/900 + 756/900 = 2250 + 756/900 = 3006/900
  5. 3006/900 simplified gives 167/50
  6. So, 90/36 + 42/50 = 167/50
    In mixed form: 317/50

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