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Add 84/50 and 15/42

1st number: 1 34/50, 2nd number: 15/42

84/50 + 15/42 is 713/350.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    84/50 = 84 × 21/50 × 21 = 1764/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    15/42 = 15 × 25/42 × 25 = 375/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1764/1050 + 375/1050 = 1764 + 375/1050 = 2139/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 713/350
  6. In mixed form: 213/350

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