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Add 42/35 and 50/60

1st number: 1 7/35, 2nd number: 50/60

42/35 + 50/60 is 61/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    42/35 = 42 × 12/35 × 12 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    50/60 = 50 × 7/60 × 7 = 350/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/420 + 350/420 = 504 + 350/420 = 854/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/30
  6. In mixed form: 21/30

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