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Add 1/7 and 8/50

1/7 + 8/50 is 53/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    1/7 = 1 × 50/7 × 50 = 50/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    8/50 = 8 × 7/50 × 7 = 56/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/350 + 56/350 = 50 + 56/350 = 106/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/175

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