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Add 49/56 and 27/50

49/56 + 27/50 is 283/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 50 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    49/56 = 49 × 25/56 × 25 = 1225/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,
    27/50 = 27 × 28/50 × 28 = 756/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/1400 + 756/1400 = 1225 + 756/1400 = 1981/1400
  5. 1981/1400 simplified gives 283/200
  6. So, 49/56 + 27/50 = 283/200
    In mixed form: 183/200

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