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Add 10/7 and 10/50

1st number: 1 3/7, 2nd number: 10/50

10/7 + 10/50 is 57/35.

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,
    10/7 = 10 × 50/7 × 50 = 500/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    10/50 = 10 × 7/50 × 7 = 70/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    500/350 + 70/350 = 500 + 70/350 = 570/350
  5. 570/350 simplified gives 57/35
  6. So, 10/7 + 10/50 = 57/35
    In mixed form: 122/35

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