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Add 50/6 and 42/56

1st number: 8 2/6, 2nd number: 42/56

50/6 + 42/56 is 109/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    50/6 = 50 × 28/6 × 28 = 1400/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    42/56 = 42 × 3/56 × 3 = 126/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1400/168 + 126/168 = 1400 + 126/168 = 1526/168
  5. 1526/168 simplified gives 109/12
  6. So, 50/6 + 42/56 = 109/12
    In mixed form: 91/12

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