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Add 81/50 and 70/8

1st number: 1 31/50, 2nd number: 8 6/8

81/50 + 70/8 is 1037/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    81/50 = 81 × 4/50 × 4 = 324/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    70/8 = 70 × 25/8 × 25 = 1750/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/200 + 1750/200 = 324 + 1750/200 = 2074/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1037/100
  6. In mixed form: 1037/100

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