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Add 72/50 and 14/21

1st number: 1 22/50, 2nd number: 14/21

72/50 + 14/21 is 158/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 21 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    72/50 = 72 × 21/50 × 21 = 1512/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 50 = 1050,
    14/21 = 14 × 50/21 × 50 = 700/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1512/1050 + 700/1050 = 1512 + 700/1050 = 2212/1050
  5. 2212/1050 simplified gives 158/75
  6. So, 72/50 + 14/21 = 158/75
    In mixed form: 28/75

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