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Add 21/14 and 50/24

1st number: 1 7/14, 2nd number: 2 2/24

21/14 + 50/24 is 43/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 12 = 168,
    21/14 = 21 × 12/14 × 12 = 252/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    50/24 = 50 × 7/24 × 7 = 350/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/168 + 350/168 = 252 + 350/168 = 602/168
  5. 602/168 simplified gives 43/12
  6. So, 21/14 + 50/24 = 43/12
    In mixed form: 37/12

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