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Add 49/42 and 90/24

1st number: 1 7/42, 2nd number: 3 18/24

49/42 + 90/24 is 59/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    49/42 = 49 × 4/42 × 4 = 196/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    90/24 = 90 × 7/24 × 7 = 630/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/168 + 630/168 = 196 + 630/168 = 826/168
  5. 826/168 simplified gives 59/12
  6. So, 49/42 + 90/24 = 59/12
    In mixed form: 411/12

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