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Add 50/18 and 7/8

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 7/8

50/18 + 7/8 is 263/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    50/18 = 50 × 4/18 × 4 = 200/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    7/8 = 7 × 9/8 × 9 = 63/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/72 + 63/72 = 200 + 63/72 = 263/72
  5. In mixed form: 347/72

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