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Add 42/50 and 3/12

42/50 + 3/12 is 109/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    42/50 = 42 × 6/50 × 6 = 252/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    3/12 = 3 × 25/12 × 25 = 75/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/300 + 75/300 = 252 + 75/300 = 327/300
  5. 327/300 simplified gives 109/100
  6. So, 42/50 + 3/12 = 109/100
    In mixed form: 19/100

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