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Add 18/5 and 50/14

1st number: 3 3/5, 2nd number: 3 8/14

18/5 + 50/14 is 251/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 14 = 70,
    18/5 = 18 × 14/5 × 14 = 252/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    50/14 = 50 × 5/14 × 5 = 250/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/70 + 250/70 = 252 + 250/70 = 502/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 251/35
  6. In mixed form: 76/35

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