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Add 50/2 and 84/80

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 1 4/80

50/2 + 84/80 is 521/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 80 is 80

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 40 = 80,
    50/2 = 50 × 40/2 × 40 = 2000/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    84/80 = 84 × 1/80 × 1 = 84/80
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2000/80 + 84/80 = 2000 + 84/80 = 2084/80
  5. 2084/80 simplified gives 521/20
  6. So, 50/2 + 84/80 = 521/20
    In mixed form: 261/20

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