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Add 10/8 and 50/3

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 16 2/3

10/8 + 50/3 is 215/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 3 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    10/8 = 10 × 3/8 × 3 = 30/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    50/3 = 50 × 8/3 × 8 = 400/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/24 + 400/24 = 30 + 400/24 = 430/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 215/12
  6. In mixed form: 1711/12

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