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Add 49/2 and 10/8

1st number: 24 1/2, 2nd number: 1 2/8

49/2 + 10/8 is 103/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    49/2 = 49 × 4/2 × 4 = 196/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    10/8 = 10 × 1/8 × 1 = 10/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/8 + 10/8 = 196 + 10/8 = 206/8
  5. 206/8 simplified gives 103/4
  6. So, 49/2 + 10/8 = 103/4
    In mixed form: 253/4

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