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Add 50/5 and 21/12

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 1 9/12

50/5 + 21/12 is 47/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    50/5 = 50 × 12/5 × 12 = 600/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    21/12 = 21 × 5/12 × 5 = 105/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/60 + 105/60 = 600 + 105/60 = 705/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/4
  6. In mixed form: 113/4

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