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Add 50/8 and 10/28

1st number: 6 2/8, 2nd number: 10/28

50/8 + 10/28 is 185/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    50/8 = 50 × 7/8 × 7 = 350/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    10/28 = 10 × 2/28 × 2 = 20/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/56 + 20/56 = 350 + 20/56 = 370/56
  5. 370/56 simplified gives 185/28
  6. So, 50/8 + 10/28 = 185/28
    In mixed form: 617/28

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