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Add 50/36 and 42/32

1st number: 1 14/36, 2nd number: 1 10/32

50/36 + 42/32 is 389/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 32 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 8 = 288,
    50/36 = 50 × 8/36 × 8 = 400/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    42/32 = 42 × 9/32 × 9 = 378/288
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/288 + 378/288 = 400 + 378/288 = 778/288
  5. 778/288 simplified gives 389/144
  6. So, 50/36 + 42/32 = 389/144
    In mixed form: 2101/144

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