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Add 75/56 and 50/90

1st number: 1 19/56, 2nd number: 50/90

75/56 + 50/90 is 955/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 90 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    75/56 = 75 × 45/56 × 45 = 3375/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 28 = 2520,
    50/90 = 50 × 28/90 × 28 = 1400/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3375/2520 + 1400/2520 = 3375 + 1400/2520 = 4775/2520
  5. 4775/2520 simplified gives 955/504
  6. So, 75/56 + 50/90 = 955/504
    In mixed form: 1451/504

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