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1^{st} number: 42/50, 2^{nd} number: 10 2/7

4250 + 727 is 1947175.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 50 and 7 is**350**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 350 - For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,

4250 = 42 × 750 × 7 = 294350 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,

727 = 72 × 507 × 50 = 3600350 - Add the two like fractions:

294350 + 3600350 = 294 + 3600350 = 3894350 - 3894/350 simplified gives 1947175
- So, 42/50 + 72/7 = 1947/175

In mixed form: 1122175

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