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Add 1/42 and 8/50

1/42 + 8/50 is 193/1050.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    1/42 = 1 × 25/42 × 25 = 25/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    8/50 = 8 × 21/50 × 21 = 168/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/1050 + 168/1050 = 25 + 168/1050 = 193/1050

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