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Add 42/2 and 7/50

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 7/50

42/2 + 7/50 is 1057/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    42/2 = 42 × 25/2 × 25 = 1050/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    7/50 = 7 × 1/50 × 1 = 7/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/50 + 7/50 = 1050 + 7/50 = 1057/50
  5. So, 42/2 + 7/50 = 1057/50
    In mixed form: 217/50

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