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Add 42/8 and 28/50

1st number: 5 2/8, 2nd number: 28/50

42/8 + 28/50 is 581/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    42/8 = 42 × 25/8 × 25 = 1050/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    28/50 = 28 × 4/50 × 4 = 112/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/200 + 112/200 = 1050 + 112/200 = 1162/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 581/100
  6. In mixed form: 581/100

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