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Add 84/42 and 50/10

1st number: 2 0/42, 2nd number: 5 0/10

84/42 + 50/10 is 7/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 10 is 210

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    84/42 = 84 × 5/42 × 5 = 420/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    50/10 = 50 × 21/10 × 21 = 1050/210
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    420/210 + 1050/210 = 420 + 1050/210 = 1470/210
  5. 1470/210 simplified gives 7/1
  6. So, 84/42 + 50/10 = 7/1

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