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Add 50/56 and 2/25

50/56 + 2/25 is 681/700.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 25 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    50/56 = 50 × 25/56 × 25 = 1250/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    2/25 = 2 × 56/25 × 56 = 112/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1250/1400 + 112/1400 = 1250 + 112/1400 = 1362/1400
  5. 1362/1400 simplified gives 681/700
  6. So, 50/56 + 2/25 = 681/700

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