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Add 50/18 and 7/16

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 7/16

50/18 + 7/16 is 463/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    50/18 = 50 × 8/18 × 8 = 400/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    7/16 = 7 × 9/16 × 9 = 63/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/144 + 63/144 = 400 + 63/144 = 463/144
  5. In mixed form: 331/144

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