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1^{st} number: 1 21/42, 2^{nd} number: 5/50

6342 + 550 is 85.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 42 and 50 is**1050**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1050 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,

6342 = 63 × 2542 × 25 = 15751050 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,

550 = 5 × 2150 × 21 = 1051050 - Add the two like fractions:

15751050 + 1051050 = 1575 + 1051050 = 16801050 - 1680/1050 simplified gives 85
- So, 63/42 + 5/50 = 8/5

In mixed form: 135

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