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Add 84/50 and 42/12

1st number: 1 34/50, 2nd number: 3 6/12

84/50 + 42/12 is 259/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    84/50 = 84 × 6/50 × 6 = 504/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    42/12 = 42 × 25/12 × 25 = 1050/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/300 + 1050/300 = 504 + 1050/300 = 1554/300
  5. 1554/300 simplified gives 259/50
  6. So, 84/50 + 42/12 = 259/50
    In mixed form: 59/50

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