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Add 50/18 and 84/56

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 1 28/56

50/18 + 84/56 is 77/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    50/18 = 50 × 28/18 × 28 = 1400/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    84/56 = 84 × 9/56 × 9 = 756/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1400/504 + 756/504 = 1400 + 756/504 = 2156/504
  5. 2156/504 simplified gives 77/18
  6. So, 50/18 + 84/56 = 77/18
    In mixed form: 45/18

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