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Add 24/25 and 50/42

1st number: 24/25, 2nd number: 1 8/42

24/25 + 50/42 is 1129/525.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 42 = 1050,
    24/25 = 24 × 42/25 × 42 = 1008/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    50/42 = 50 × 25/42 × 25 = 1250/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/1050 + 1250/1050 = 1008 + 1250/1050 = 2258/1050
  5. 2258/1050 simplified gives 1129/525
  6. So, 24/25 + 50/42 = 1129/525
    In mixed form: 279/525

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