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Add 42/18 and 50/84

1st number: 2 6/18, 2nd number: 50/84

42/18 + 50/84 is 41/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    42/18 = 42 × 14/18 × 14 = 588/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    50/84 = 50 × 3/84 × 3 = 150/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/252 + 150/252 = 588 + 150/252 = 738/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/14
  6. In mixed form: 213/14

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