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Add 50/56 and 49/63

50/56 + 49/63 is 421/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    50/56 = 50 × 9/56 × 9 = 450/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    49/63 = 49 × 8/63 × 8 = 392/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/504 + 392/504 = 450 + 392/504 = 842/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 421/252
  6. In mixed form: 1169/252

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