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Add 25/56 and 50/84

25/56 + 50/84 is 25/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    25/56 = 25 × 3/56 × 3 = 75/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    50/84 = 50 × 2/84 × 2 = 100/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/168 + 100/168 = 75 + 100/168 = 175/168
  5. 175/168 simplified gives 25/24
  6. So, 25/56 + 50/84 = 25/24
    In mixed form: 11/24

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