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Add 24/50 and 8/56

24/50 + 8/56 is 109/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,
    24/50 = 24 × 28/50 × 28 = 672/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    8/56 = 8 × 25/56 × 25 = 200/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/1400 + 200/1400 = 672 + 200/1400 = 872/1400
  5. 872/1400 simplified gives 109/175
  6. So, 24/50 + 8/56 = 109/175

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