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Add 36/60 and 50/56

36/60 + 50/56 is 209/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    36/60 = 36 × 14/60 × 14 = 504/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    50/56 = 50 × 15/56 × 15 = 750/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/840 + 750/840 = 504 + 750/840 = 1254/840
  5. 1254/840 simplified gives 209/140
  6. So, 36/60 + 50/56 = 209/140
    In mixed form: 169/140

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