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Add 7/28 and 8/50

7/28 + 8/50 is 41/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 50 is 700
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 25 = 700,
    7/28 = 7 × 25/28 × 25 = 175/700
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 14 = 700,
    8/50 = 8 × 14/50 × 14 = 112/700
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/700 + 112/700 = 175 + 112/700 = 287/700
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/100

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