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Add 14/36 and 42/50

14/36 + 42/50 is 553/450.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 50 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    14/36 = 14 × 25/36 × 25 = 350/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    42/50 = 42 × 18/50 × 18 = 756/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/900 + 756/900 = 350 + 756/900 = 1106/900
  5. 1106/900 simplified gives 553/450
  6. So, 14/36 + 42/50 = 553/450
    In mixed form: 1103/450

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