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Add 42/10 and 50/90

1st number: 4 2/10, 2nd number: 50/90

42/10 + 50/90 is 214/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    42/10 = 42 × 9/10 × 9 = 378/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    50/90 = 50 × 1/90 × 1 = 50/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/90 + 50/90 = 378 + 50/90 = 428/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 214/45
  6. In mixed form: 434/45

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