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Add 24/5 and 50/42

1st number: 4 4/5, 2nd number: 1 8/42

24/5 + 50/42 is 629/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    24/5 = 24 × 42/5 × 42 = 1008/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    50/42 = 50 × 5/42 × 5 = 250/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/210 + 250/210 = 1008 + 250/210 = 1258/210
  5. 1258/210 simplified gives 629/105
  6. So, 24/5 + 50/42 = 629/105
    In mixed form: 5104/105

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