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Add 42/50 and 6/12

42/50 + 6/12 is 67/50.

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,
    6/12 = 6 × 25/12 × 25 = 150/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/300 + 150/300 = 252 + 150/300 = 402/300
  5. 402/300 simplified gives 67/50
  6. So, 42/50 + 6/12 = 67/50
    In mixed form: 117/50

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