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Add 3/4 and 50/35

1st number: 3/4, 2nd number: 1 15/35

3/4 + 50/35 is 61/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    3/4 = 3 × 35/4 × 35 = 105/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    50/35 = 50 × 4/35 × 4 = 200/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/140 + 200/140 = 105 + 200/140 = 305/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/28
  6. In mixed form: 25/28

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