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Add 50/42 and 20/36

1st number: 1 8/42, 2nd number: 20/36

50/42 + 20/36 is 110/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 6 = 252,
    50/42 = 50 × 6/42 × 6 = 300/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    20/36 = 20 × 7/36 × 7 = 140/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/252 + 140/252 = 300 + 140/252 = 440/252
  5. 440/252 simplified gives 110/63
  6. So, 50/42 + 20/36 = 110/63
    In mixed form: 147/63

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