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Add 50/3 and 54/7

1st number: 16 2/3, 2nd number: 7 5/7

50/3 + 54/7 is 512/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 7 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    50/3 = 50 × 7/3 × 7 = 350/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,
    54/7 = 54 × 3/7 × 3 = 162/21
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/21 + 162/21 = 350 + 162/21 = 512/21
  5. So, 50/3 + 54/7 = 512/21
    In mixed form: 248/21

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