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Add 1/50 and 42/30

1st number: 1/50, 2nd number: 1 12/30

1/50 + 42/30 is 71/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    1/50 = 1 × 3/50 × 3 = 3/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    42/30 = 42 × 5/30 × 5 = 210/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/150 + 210/150 = 3 + 210/150 = 213/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/50
  6. In mixed form: 121/50

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