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Add 50/6 and 35/40

1st number: 8 2/6, 2nd number: 35/40

50/6 + 35/40 is 221/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    50/6 = 50 × 20/6 × 20 = 1000/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    35/40 = 35 × 3/40 × 3 = 105/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1000/120 + 105/120 = 1000 + 105/120 = 1105/120
  5. 1105/120 simplified gives 221/24
  6. So, 50/6 + 35/40 = 221/24
    In mixed form: 95/24

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