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Add 12/28 and 50/42

1st number: 12/28, 2nd number: 1 8/42

12/28 + 50/42 is 34/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    12/28 = 12 × 3/28 × 3 = 36/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    50/42 = 50 × 2/42 × 2 = 100/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/84 + 100/84 = 36 + 100/84 = 136/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/21
  6. In mixed form: 113/21

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