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Add 50/12 and 21/6

1st number: 4 2/12, 2nd number: 3 3/6

50/12 + 21/6 is 23/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    50/12 = 50 × 1/12 × 1 = 50/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    21/6 = 21 × 2/6 × 2 = 42/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/12 + 42/12 = 50 + 42/12 = 92/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/3
  6. In mixed form: 72/3

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