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Add 60/12 and 50/56

1st number: 5 0/12, 2nd number: 50/56

60/12 + 50/56 is 165/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    60/12 = 60 × 14/12 × 14 = 840/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    50/56 = 50 × 3/56 × 3 = 150/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/168 + 150/168 = 840 + 150/168 = 990/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 165/28
  6. In mixed form: 525/28

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