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Add 54/42 and 6/50

1st number: 1 12/42, 2nd number: 6/50

54/42 + 6/50 is 246/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    54/42 = 54 × 25/42 × 25 = 1350/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    6/50 = 6 × 21/50 × 21 = 126/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1350/1050 + 126/1050 = 1350 + 126/1050 = 1476/1050
  5. 1476/1050 simplified gives 246/175
  6. So, 54/42 + 6/50 = 246/175
    In mixed form: 171/175

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