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Add 50/28 and 2/42

1st number: 1 22/28, 2nd number: 2/42

50/28 + 2/42 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 42 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    50/28 = 50 × 3/28 × 3 = 150/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    2/42 = 2 × 2/42 × 2 = 4/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/84 + 4/84 = 150 + 4/84 = 154/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

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