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Add 15/8 and 50/6

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 8 2/6

15/8 + 50/6 is 245/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    15/8 = 15 × 3/8 × 3 = 45/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    50/6 = 50 × 4/6 × 4 = 200/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/24 + 200/24 = 45 + 200/24 = 245/24
  5. In mixed form: 105/24

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