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Add 12/56 and 50/84

12/56 + 50/84 is 17/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    12/56 = 12 × 3/56 × 3 = 36/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    50/84 = 50 × 2/84 × 2 = 100/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/168 + 100/168 = 36 + 100/168 = 136/168
  5. 136/168 simplified gives 17/21
  6. So, 12/56 + 50/84 = 17/21

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