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Add 50/4 and 42/45

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 42/45

50/4 + 42/45 is 403/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    50/4 = 50 × 45/4 × 45 = 2250/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    42/45 = 42 × 4/45 × 4 = 168/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2250/180 + 168/180 = 2250 + 168/180 = 2418/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 403/30
  6. In mixed form: 1313/30

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