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Add 3/8 and 50/18

1st number: 3/8, 2nd number: 2 14/18

3/8 + 50/18 is 227/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    3/8 = 3 × 9/8 × 9 = 27/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    50/18 = 50 × 4/18 × 4 = 200/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/72 + 200/72 = 27 + 200/72 = 227/72
  5. In mixed form: 311/72

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