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Add 9/50 and 5/8

9/50 + 5/8 is 161/200.

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,
    9/50 = 9 × 4/50 × 4 = 36/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    5/8 = 5 × 25/8 × 25 = 125/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/200 + 125/200 = 36 + 125/200 = 161/200

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