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Add 64/5 and 50/56

1st number: 12 4/5, 2nd number: 50/56

64/5 + 50/56 is 1917/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    64/5 = 64 × 56/5 × 56 = 3584/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    50/56 = 50 × 5/56 × 5 = 250/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3584/280 + 250/280 = 3584 + 250/280 = 3834/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1917/140
  6. In mixed form: 1397/140

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