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Add 24/10 and 50/42

1st number: 2 4/10, 2nd number: 1 8/42

24/10 + 50/42 is 377/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    24/10 = 24 × 21/10 × 21 = 504/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    50/42 = 50 × 5/42 × 5 = 250/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/210 + 250/210 = 504 + 250/210 = 754/210
  5. 754/210 simplified gives 377/105
  6. So, 24/10 + 50/42 = 377/105
    In mixed form: 362/105

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