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Add 12/50 and 35/84

12/50 + 35/84 is 197/300.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 84 is 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 42 = 2100,
    12/50 = 12 × 42/50 × 42 = 504/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,
    35/84 = 35 × 25/84 × 25 = 875/2100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/2100 + 875/2100 = 504 + 875/2100 = 1379/2100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 197/300

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