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Add 12/50 and 3/42

12/50 + 3/42 is 109/350.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    12/50 = 12 × 21/50 × 21 = 252/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    3/42 = 3 × 25/42 × 25 = 75/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/1050 + 75/1050 = 252 + 75/1050 = 327/1050
  5. 327/1050 simplified gives 109/350
  6. So, 12/50 + 3/42 = 109/350

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