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Add 28/42 and 24/50

28/42 + 24/50 is 86/75.

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,
    28/42 = 28 × 25/42 × 25 = 700/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    24/50 = 24 × 21/50 × 21 = 504/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/1050 + 504/1050 = 700 + 504/1050 = 1204/1050
  5. 1204/1050 simplified gives 86/75
  6. So, 28/42 + 24/50 = 86/75
    In mixed form: 111/75

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