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Add 50/30 and 49/8

1st number: 1 20/30, 2nd number: 6 1/8

50/30 + 49/8 is 187/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    50/30 = 50 × 4/30 × 4 = 200/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    49/8 = 49 × 15/8 × 15 = 735/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/120 + 735/120 = 200 + 735/120 = 935/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/24
  6. In mixed form: 719/24

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