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Add 50/90 and 7/8

50/90 + 7/8 is 103/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    50/90 = 50 × 4/90 × 4 = 200/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    7/8 = 7 × 45/8 × 45 = 315/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/360 + 315/360 = 200 + 315/360 = 515/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 103/72
  6. In mixed form: 131/72

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