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Add 50/84 and 6/63

50/84 + 6/63 is 29/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    50/84 = 50 × 3/84 × 3 = 150/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    6/63 = 6 × 4/63 × 4 = 24/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/252 + 24/252 = 150 + 24/252 = 174/252
  5. 174/252 simplified gives 29/42
  6. So, 50/84 + 6/63 = 29/42

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