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Add 7/18 and 42/50

7/18 + 42/50 is 553/450.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    7/18 = 7 × 25/18 × 25 = 175/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    42/50 = 42 × 9/50 × 9 = 378/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/450 + 378/450 = 175 + 378/450 = 553/450
  5. In mixed form: 1103/450

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