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Add 25/42 and 35/50

25/42 + 35/50 is 136/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    25/42 = 25 × 25/42 × 25 = 625/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    35/50 = 35 × 21/50 × 21 = 735/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    625/1050 + 735/1050 = 625 + 735/1050 = 1360/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 136/105
  6. In mixed form: 131/105

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