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Add 50/56 and 50/84

50/56 + 50/84 is 125/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    50/56 = 50 × 3/56 × 3 = 150/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    50/84 = 50 × 2/84 × 2 = 100/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/168 + 100/168 = 150 + 100/168 = 250/168
  5. 250/168 simplified gives 125/84
  6. So, 50/56 + 50/84 = 125/84
    In mixed form: 141/84

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