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Add 42/25 and 50/30

1st number: 1 17/25, 2nd number: 1 20/30

42/25 + 50/30 is 251/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    42/25 = 42 × 6/25 × 6 = 252/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    50/30 = 50 × 5/30 × 5 = 250/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/150 + 250/150 = 252 + 250/150 = 502/150
  5. 502/150 simplified gives 251/75
  6. So, 42/25 + 50/30 = 251/75
    In mixed form: 326/75

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