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Add 64/50 and 50/56

1st number: 1 14/50, 2nd number: 50/56

64/50 + 50/56 is 1521/700.

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,
    64/50 = 64 × 28/50 × 28 = 1792/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    50/56 = 50 × 25/56 × 25 = 1250/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1792/1400 + 1250/1400 = 1792 + 1250/1400 = 3042/1400
  5. 3042/1400 simplified gives 1521/700
  6. So, 64/50 + 50/56 = 1521/700
    In mixed form: 2121/700

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