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Add 50/21 and 4/56

1st number: 2 8/21, 2nd number: 4/56

50/21 + 4/56 is 103/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    50/21 = 50 × 8/21 × 8 = 400/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    4/56 = 4 × 3/56 × 3 = 12/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/168 + 12/168 = 400 + 12/168 = 412/168
  5. 412/168 simplified gives 103/42
  6. So, 50/21 + 4/56 = 103/42
    In mixed form: 219/42

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