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Add 24/15 and 50/42

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 1 8/42

24/15 + 50/42 is 293/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    24/15 = 24 × 14/15 × 14 = 336/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    50/42 = 50 × 5/42 × 5 = 250/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/210 + 250/210 = 336 + 250/210 = 586/210
  5. 586/210 simplified gives 293/105
  6. So, 24/15 + 50/42 = 293/105
    In mixed form: 283/105

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