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Add 50/8 and 42/25

1st number: 6 2/8, 2nd number: 1 17/25

50/8 + 42/25 is 793/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 25 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    50/8 = 50 × 25/8 × 25 = 1250/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    42/25 = 42 × 8/25 × 8 = 336/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1250/200 + 336/200 = 1250 + 336/200 = 1586/200
  5. 1586/200 simplified gives 793/100
  6. So, 50/8 + 42/25 = 793/100
    In mixed form: 793/100

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