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Add 4/21 and 50/8

1st number: 4/21, 2nd number: 6 2/8

4/21 + 50/8 is 541/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    4/21 = 4 × 8/21 × 8 = 32/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    50/8 = 50 × 21/8 × 21 = 1050/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/168 + 1050/168 = 32 + 1050/168 = 1082/168
  5. 1082/168 simplified gives 541/84
  6. So, 4/21 + 50/8 = 541/84
    In mixed form: 637/84

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