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Add 50/12 and 49/8

1st number: 4 2/12, 2nd number: 6 1/8

50/12 + 49/8 is 247/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    50/12 = 50 × 2/12 × 2 = 100/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    49/8 = 49 × 3/8 × 3 = 147/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/24 + 147/24 = 100 + 147/24 = 247/24
  5. In mixed form: 107/24

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