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Add 54/50 and 20/8

1st number: 1 4/50, 2nd number: 2 4/8

54/50 + 20/8 is 179/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    54/50 = 54 × 4/50 × 4 = 216/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    20/8 = 20 × 25/8 × 25 = 500/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/200 + 500/200 = 216 + 500/200 = 716/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/50
  6. In mixed form: 329/50

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