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Add 50/21 and 35/40

1st number: 2 8/21, 2nd number: 35/40

50/21 + 35/40 is 547/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 40 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 40 = 840,
    50/21 = 50 × 40/21 × 40 = 2000/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 21 = 840,
    35/40 = 35 × 21/40 × 21 = 735/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2000/840 + 735/840 = 2000 + 735/840 = 2735/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 547/168
  6. In mixed form: 343/168

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