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Add 6/42 and 50/9

1st number: 6/42, 2nd number: 5 5/9

6/42 + 50/9 is 359/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    6/42 = 6 × 3/42 × 3 = 18/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    50/9 = 50 × 14/9 × 14 = 700/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/126 + 700/126 = 18 + 700/126 = 718/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 359/63
  6. In mixed form: 544/63

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