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Add 50/56 and 2/50

50/56 + 2/50 is 653/700.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 50 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 50 × 28 = 1400,
    2/50 = 2 × 28/50 × 28 = 56/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1250/1400 + 56/1400 = 1250 + 56/1400 = 1306/1400
  5. 1306/1400 simplified gives 653/700
  6. So, 50/56 + 2/50 = 653/700

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