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Add 42/25 and 50/7

1st number: 1 17/25, 2nd number: 7 1/7

42/25 + 50/7 is 1544/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 7 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    42/25 = 42 × 7/25 × 7 = 294/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 25 = 175,
    50/7 = 50 × 25/7 × 25 = 1250/175
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/175 + 1250/175 = 294 + 1250/175 = 1544/175
  5. In mixed form: 8144/175

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