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Add 42/50 and 70/30

1st number: 42/50, 2nd number: 2 10/30

42/50 + 70/30 is 238/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    42/50 = 42 × 3/50 × 3 = 126/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    70/30 = 70 × 5/30 × 5 = 350/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/150 + 350/150 = 126 + 350/150 = 476/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 238/75
  6. In mixed form: 313/75

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