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Add 50/42 and 21/6

1st number: 1 8/42, 2nd number: 3 3/6

50/42 + 21/6 is 197/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    50/42 = 50 × 1/42 × 1 = 50/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    21/6 = 21 × 7/6 × 7 = 147/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/42 + 147/42 = 50 + 147/42 = 197/42
  5. In mixed form: 429/42

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