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Add 80/5 and 50/56

1st number: 16 0/5, 2nd number: 50/56

80/5 + 50/56 is 473/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    80/5 = 80 × 56/5 × 56 = 4480/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    50/56 = 50 × 5/56 × 5 = 250/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4480/280 + 250/280 = 4480 + 250/280 = 4730/280
  5. 4730/280 simplified gives 473/28
  6. So, 80/5 + 50/56 = 473/28
    In mixed form: 1625/28

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