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Add 42/50 and 90/49

1st number: 42/50, 2nd number: 1 41/49

42/50 + 90/49 is 3279/1225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 49 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    42/50 = 42 × 49/50 × 49 = 2058/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 50 = 2450,
    90/49 = 90 × 50/49 × 50 = 4500/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2058/2450 + 4500/2450 = 2058 + 4500/2450 = 6558/2450
  5. 6558/2450 simplified gives 3279/1225
  6. So, 42/50 + 90/49 = 3279/1225
    In mixed form: 2829/1225

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