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Add 27/50 and 20/8

1st number: 27/50, 2nd number: 2 4/8

27/50 + 20/8 is 76/25.

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,
    27/50 = 27 × 4/50 × 4 = 108/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    20/8 = 20 × 25/8 × 25 = 500/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/200 + 500/200 = 108 + 500/200 = 608/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 76/25
  6. In mixed form: 31/25

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