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Add 50/84 and 60/56

1st number: 50/84, 2nd number: 1 4/56

50/84 + 60/56 is 5/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    50/84 = 50 × 2/84 × 2 = 100/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    60/56 = 60 × 3/56 × 3 = 180/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/168 + 180/168 = 100 + 180/168 = 280/168
  5. 280/168 simplified gives 5/3
  6. So, 50/84 + 60/56 = 5/3
    In mixed form: 12/3

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