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Add 20/50 and 12/8

1st number: 20/50, 2nd number: 1 4/8

20/50 + 12/8 is 19/10.

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,
    20/50 = 20 × 4/50 × 4 = 80/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    12/8 = 12 × 25/8 × 25 = 300/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/200 + 300/200 = 80 + 300/200 = 380/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/10
  6. In mixed form: 19/10

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