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Add 84/48 and 70/50

1st number: 1 36/48, 2nd number: 1 20/50

84/48 + 70/50 is 63/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 50 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    84/48 = 84 × 25/48 × 25 = 2100/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 24 = 1200,
    70/50 = 70 × 24/50 × 24 = 1680/1200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2100/1200 + 1680/1200 = 2100 + 1680/1200 = 3780/1200
  5. 3780/1200 simplified gives 63/20
  6. So, 84/48 + 70/50 = 63/20
    In mixed form: 33/20

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