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Add 80/42 and 12/50

1st number: 1 38/42, 2nd number: 12/50

80/42 + 12/50 is 1126/525.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    80/42 = 80 × 25/42 × 25 = 2000/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    12/50 = 12 × 21/50 × 21 = 252/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2000/1050 + 252/1050 = 2000 + 252/1050 = 2252/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1126/525
  6. In mixed form: 276/525

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