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Add 36/50 and 50/42

1st number: 36/50, 2nd number: 1 8/42

36/50 + 50/42 is 1003/525.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    36/50 = 36 × 21/50 × 21 = 756/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    50/42 = 50 × 25/42 × 25 = 1250/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/1050 + 1250/1050 = 756 + 1250/1050 = 2006/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1003/525
  6. In mixed form: 1478/525

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