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Add 75/24 and 50/84

1st number: 3 3/24, 2nd number: 50/84

75/24 + 50/84 is 625/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    75/24 = 75 × 7/24 × 7 = 525/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    50/84 = 50 × 2/84 × 2 = 100/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/168 + 100/168 = 525 + 100/168 = 625/168
  5. So, 75/24 + 50/84 = 625/168
    In mixed form: 3121/168

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