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Add 14/80 and 98/50

1st number: 14/80, 2nd number: 1 48/50

14/80 + 98/50 is 427/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 5 = 400,
    14/80 = 14 × 5/80 × 5 = 70/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    98/50 = 98 × 8/50 × 8 = 784/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/400 + 784/400 = 70 + 784/400 = 854/400
  5. 854/400 simplified gives 427/200
  6. So, 14/80 + 98/50 = 427/200
    In mixed form: 227/200

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