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Add 28/80 and 14/50

28/80 + 14/50 is 63/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 5 = 400,
    28/80 = 28 × 5/80 × 5 = 140/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    14/50 = 14 × 8/50 × 8 = 112/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/400 + 112/400 = 140 + 112/400 = 252/400
  5. 252/400 simplified gives 63/100
  6. So, 28/80 + 14/50 = 63/100

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