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Add 50/84 and 7/8

50/84 + 7/8 is 247/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 8 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 8 × 21 = 168,
    7/8 = 7 × 21/8 × 21 = 147/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/168 + 147/168 = 100 + 147/168 = 247/168
  5. So, 50/84 + 7/8 = 247/168
    In mixed form: 179/168

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