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Add 16/50 and 40/8

1st number: 16/50, 2nd number: 5 0/8

16/50 + 40/8 is 133/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    16/50 = 16 × 4/50 × 4 = 64/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    40/8 = 40 × 25/8 × 25 = 1000/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/200 + 1000/200 = 64 + 1000/200 = 1064/200
  5. 1064/200 simplified gives 133/25
  6. So, 16/50 + 40/8 = 133/25
    In mixed form: 58/25

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