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Add 36/42 and 12/50

36/42 + 12/50 is 192/175.

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,
    36/42 = 36 × 25/42 × 25 = 900/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    12/50 = 12 × 21/50 × 21 = 252/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/1050 + 252/1050 = 900 + 252/1050 = 1152/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 192/175
  6. In mixed form: 117/175

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