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Add 42/30 and 50/42

1st number: 1 12/30, 2nd number: 1 8/42

42/30 + 50/42 is 272/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    42/30 = 42 × 7/30 × 7 = 294/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    50/42 = 50 × 5/42 × 5 = 250/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/210 + 250/210 = 294 + 250/210 = 544/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 272/105
  6. In mixed form: 262/105

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