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Add 16/50 and 20/24

16/50 + 20/24 is 173/150.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 24 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,
    16/50 = 16 × 12/50 × 12 = 192/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    20/24 = 20 × 25/24 × 25 = 500/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/600 + 500/600 = 192 + 500/600 = 692/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/150
  6. In mixed form: 123/150

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