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Add 24/14 and 50/42

1st number: 1 10/14, 2nd number: 1 8/42

24/14 + 50/42 is 61/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    24/14 = 24 × 3/14 × 3 = 72/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    50/42 = 50 × 1/42 × 1 = 50/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/42 + 50/42 = 72 + 50/42 = 122/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/21
  6. In mixed form: 219/21

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