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Add 50/80 and 35/9

1st number: 50/80, 2nd number: 3 8/9

50/80 + 35/9 is 325/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 9 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    50/80 = 50 × 9/80 × 9 = 450/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 80 = 720,
    35/9 = 35 × 80/9 × 80 = 2800/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/720 + 2800/720 = 450 + 2800/720 = 3250/720
  5. 3250/720 simplified gives 325/72
  6. So, 50/80 + 35/9 = 325/72
    In mixed form: 437/72

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