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Add 50/14 and 48/20

1st number: 3 8/14, 2nd number: 2 8/20

50/14 + 48/20 is 209/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 10 = 140,
    50/14 = 50 × 10/14 × 10 = 500/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    48/20 = 48 × 7/20 × 7 = 336/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    500/140 + 336/140 = 500 + 336/140 = 836/140
  5. 836/140 simplified gives 209/35
  6. So, 50/14 + 48/20 = 209/35
    In mixed form: 534/35

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