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Add 84/50 and 8/36

1st number: 1 34/50, 2nd number: 8/36

84/50 + 8/36 is 428/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 36 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    84/50 = 84 × 18/50 × 18 = 1512/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    8/36 = 8 × 25/36 × 25 = 200/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1512/900 + 200/900 = 1512 + 200/900 = 1712/900
  5. 1712/900 simplified gives 428/225
  6. So, 84/50 + 8/36 = 428/225
    In mixed form: 1203/225

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