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Add 54/50 and 50/56

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

54/50 + 50/56 is 1381/700.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,
    54/50 = 54 × 28/50 × 28 = 1512/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    50/56 = 50 × 25/56 × 25 = 1250/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1512/1400 + 1250/1400 = 1512 + 1250/1400 = 2762/1400
  5. 2762/1400 simplified gives 1381/700
  6. So, 54/50 + 50/56 = 1381/700
    In mixed form: 1681/700

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