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Add 90/42 and 42/50

1st number: 2 6/42, 2nd number: 42/50

90/42 + 42/50 is 522/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    90/42 = 90 × 25/42 × 25 = 2250/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    42/50 = 42 × 21/50 × 21 = 882/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2250/1050 + 882/1050 = 2250 + 882/1050 = 3132/1050
  5. 3132/1050 simplified gives 522/175
  6. So, 90/42 + 42/50 = 522/175
    In mixed form: 2172/175

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