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Add 10/8 and 50/14

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 3 8/14

10/8 + 50/14 is 135/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    10/8 = 10 × 7/8 × 7 = 70/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    50/14 = 50 × 4/14 × 4 = 200/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/56 + 200/56 = 70 + 200/56 = 270/56
  5. 270/56 simplified gives 135/28
  6. So, 10/8 + 50/14 = 135/28
    In mixed form: 423/28

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