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Add 8/50 and 75/32

1st number: 8/50, 2nd number: 2 11/32

8/50 + 75/32 is 2003/800.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 32 is 800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 16 = 800,
    8/50 = 8 × 16/50 × 16 = 128/800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 25 = 800,
    75/32 = 75 × 25/32 × 25 = 1875/800
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/800 + 1875/800 = 128 + 1875/800 = 2003/800
  5. In mixed form: 2403/800

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