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Add 50/2 and 18/42

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 18/42

50/2 + 18/42 is 178/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    50/2 = 50 × 21/2 × 21 = 1050/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    18/42 = 18 × 1/42 × 1 = 18/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/42 + 18/42 = 1050 + 18/42 = 1068/42
  5. 1068/42 simplified gives 178/7
  6. So, 50/2 + 18/42 = 178/7
    In mixed form: 253/7

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