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Add 50/42 and 8/10

1st number: 1 8/42, 2nd number: 8/10

50/42 + 8/10 is 209/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 10 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 10 × 21 = 210,
    8/10 = 8 × 21/10 × 21 = 168/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/210 + 168/210 = 250 + 168/210 = 418/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 209/105
  6. In mixed form: 1104/105

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