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Add 50/12 and 50/25

1st number: 4 2/12, 2nd number: 2 0/25

50/12 + 50/25 is 37/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 25 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    50/12 = 50 × 25/12 × 25 = 1250/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    50/25 = 50 × 12/25 × 12 = 600/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1250/300 + 600/300 = 1250 + 600/300 = 1850/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/6
  6. In mixed form: 61/6

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