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Add 2/21 and 16/50

2/21 + 16/50 is 218/525.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 50 = 1050,
    2/21 = 2 × 50/21 × 50 = 100/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    16/50 = 16 × 21/50 × 21 = 336/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/1050 + 336/1050 = 100 + 336/1050 = 436/1050
  5. 436/1050 simplified gives 218/525
  6. So, 2/21 + 16/50 = 218/525

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