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Add 42/24 and 98/50

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 1 48/50

42/24 + 98/50 is 371/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 50 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    42/24 = 42 × 25/24 × 25 = 1050/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,
    98/50 = 98 × 12/50 × 12 = 1176/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/600 + 1176/600 = 1050 + 1176/600 = 2226/600
  5. 2226/600 simplified gives 371/100
  6. So, 42/24 + 98/50 = 371/100
    In mixed form: 371/100

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