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Add 54/21 and 2/50

1st number: 2 12/21, 2nd number: 2/50

54/21 + 2/50 is 457/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 50 = 1050,
    54/21 = 54 × 50/21 × 50 = 2700/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    2/50 = 2 × 21/50 × 21 = 42/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2700/1050 + 42/1050 = 2700 + 42/1050 = 2742/1050
  5. 2742/1050 simplified gives 457/175
  6. So, 54/21 + 2/50 = 457/175
    In mixed form: 2107/175

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