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Add 50/42 and 4/70

1st number: 1 8/42, 2nd number: 4/70

50/42 + 4/70 is 131/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    50/42 = 50 × 5/42 × 5 = 250/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    4/70 = 4 × 3/70 × 3 = 12/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/210 + 12/210 = 250 + 12/210 = 262/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/105
  6. In mixed form: 126/105

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