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Add 50/63 and 4/16

50/63 + 4/16 is 263/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 16 is 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    50/63 = 50 × 16/63 × 16 = 800/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 63 = 1008,
    4/16 = 4 × 63/16 × 63 = 252/1008
  4. Add the two fractions:
    800/1008 + 252/1008 = 800 + 252/1008 = 1052/1008
  5. 1052/1008 simplified gives 263/252
  6. So, 50/63 + 4/16 = 263/252
    In mixed form: 111/252

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