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Add 12/5 and 50/7

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 7 1/7

12/5 + 50/7 is 334/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    12/5 = 12 × 7/5 × 7 = 84/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    50/7 = 50 × 5/7 × 5 = 250/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/35 + 250/35 = 84 + 250/35 = 334/35
  5. In mixed form: 919/35

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