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Add 60/42 and 50/56

1st number: 1 18/42, 2nd number: 50/56

60/42 + 50/56 is 65/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    60/42 = 60 × 4/42 × 4 = 240/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    50/56 = 50 × 3/56 × 3 = 150/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/168 + 150/168 = 240 + 150/168 = 390/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/28
  6. In mixed form: 29/28

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