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Add 5/8 and 56/50

1st number: 5/8, 2nd number: 1 6/50

5/8 + 56/50 is 349/200.

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,
    5/8 = 5 × 25/8 × 25 = 125/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    56/50 = 56 × 4/50 × 4 = 224/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/200 + 224/200 = 125 + 224/200 = 349/200
  5. So, 5/8 + 56/50 = 349/200
    In mixed form: 1149/200

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