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Add 80/49 and 28/50

1st number: 1 31/49, 2nd number: 28/50

80/49 + 28/50 is 2686/1225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 50 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 50 = 2450,
    80/49 = 80 × 50/49 × 50 = 4000/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    28/50 = 28 × 49/50 × 49 = 1372/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4000/2450 + 1372/2450 = 4000 + 1372/2450 = 5372/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2686/1225
  6. In mixed form: 2236/1225

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