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Add 8/2 and 50/56

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 50/56

8/2 + 50/56 is 137/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    8/2 = 8 × 28/2 × 28 = 224/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    50/56 = 50 × 1/56 × 1 = 50/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/56 + 50/56 = 224 + 50/56 = 274/56
  5. 274/56 simplified gives 137/28
  6. So, 8/2 + 50/56 = 137/28
    In mixed form: 425/28

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