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Add 75/8 and 50/84

1st number: 9 3/8, 2nd number: 50/84

75/8 + 50/84 is 1675/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    75/8 = 75 × 21/8 × 21 = 1575/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    50/84 = 50 × 2/84 × 2 = 100/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/168 + 100/168 = 1575 + 100/168 = 1675/168
  5. So, 75/8 + 50/84 = 1675/168
    In mixed form: 9163/168

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