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Add 7/2 and 50/8

1st number: 3 1/2, 2nd number: 6 2/8

7/2 + 50/8 is 39/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    7/2 = 7 × 4/2 × 4 = 28/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    50/8 = 50 × 1/8 × 1 = 50/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/8 + 50/8 = 28 + 50/8 = 78/8
  5. 78/8 simplified gives 39/4
  6. So, 7/2 + 50/8 = 39/4
    In mixed form: 93/4

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