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Add 72/7 and 42/50

1st number: 10 2/7, 2nd number: 42/50

72/7 + 42/50 is 1947/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    72/7 = 72 × 50/7 × 50 = 3600/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    42/50 = 42 × 7/50 × 7 = 294/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3600/350 + 294/350 = 3600 + 294/350 = 3894/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1947/175
  6. In mixed form: 1122/175

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