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Add 50/36 and 84/16

1st number: 1 14/36, 2nd number: 5 4/16

50/36 + 84/16 is 239/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    50/36 = 50 × 4/36 × 4 = 200/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    84/16 = 84 × 9/16 × 9 = 756/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/144 + 756/144 = 200 + 756/144 = 956/144
  5. 956/144 simplified gives 239/36
  6. So, 50/36 + 84/16 = 239/36
    In mixed form: 623/36

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