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Add 50/6 and 21/8

1st number: 8 2/6, 2nd number: 2 5/8

50/6 + 21/8 is 263/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    50/6 = 50 × 4/6 × 4 = 200/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    21/8 = 21 × 3/8 × 3 = 63/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/24 + 63/24 = 200 + 63/24 = 263/24
  5. In mixed form: 1023/24

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