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Add 16/35 and 50/24

1st number: 16/35, 2nd number: 2 2/24

16/35 + 50/24 is 1067/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 24 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 24 = 840,
    16/35 = 16 × 24/35 × 24 = 384/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    50/24 = 50 × 35/24 × 35 = 1750/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/840 + 1750/840 = 384 + 1750/840 = 2134/840
  5. 2134/840 simplified gives 1067/420
  6. So, 16/35 + 50/24 = 1067/420
    In mixed form: 2227/420

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