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Add 54/70 and 50/8

1st number: 54/70, 2nd number: 6 2/8

54/70 + 50/8 is 983/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    54/70 = 54 × 4/70 × 4 = 216/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    50/8 = 50 × 35/8 × 35 = 1750/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/280 + 1750/280 = 216 + 1750/280 = 1966/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 983/140
  6. In mixed form: 73/140

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