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Add 5/50 and 60/56

1st number: 5/50, 2nd number: 1 4/56

5/50 + 60/56 is 41/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,
    5/50 = 5 × 28/50 × 28 = 140/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    60/56 = 60 × 25/56 × 25 = 1500/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/1400 + 1500/1400 = 140 + 1500/1400 = 1640/1400
  5. 1640/1400 simplified gives 41/35
  6. So, 5/50 + 60/56 = 41/35
    In mixed form: 16/35

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