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Add 16/3 and 63/49

1st number: 5 1/3, 2nd number: 1 14/49

16/3 + 63/49 is 139/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    16/3 = 16 × 49/3 × 49 = 784/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    63/49 = 63 × 3/49 × 3 = 189/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    784/147 + 189/147 = 784 + 189/147 = 973/147
  5. 973/147 simplified gives 139/21
  6. So, 16/3 + 63/49 = 139/21
    In mixed form: 613/21

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