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Add 84/6 and 50/42

1st number: 14 0/6, 2nd number: 1 8/42

84/6 + 50/42 is 319/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    84/6 = 84 × 7/6 × 7 = 588/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    50/42 = 50 × 1/42 × 1 = 50/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/42 + 50/42 = 588 + 50/42 = 638/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 319/21
  6. In mixed form: 154/21

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