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Add 9/10 and 50/8

1st number: 9/10, 2nd number: 6 2/8

9/10 + 50/8 is 143/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    9/10 = 9 × 4/10 × 4 = 36/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    50/8 = 50 × 5/8 × 5 = 250/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/40 + 250/40 = 36 + 250/40 = 286/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/20
  6. In mixed form: 73/20

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