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Add 30/35 and 50/14

1st number: 30/35, 2nd number: 3 8/14

30/35 + 50/14 is 31/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    30/35 = 30 × 2/35 × 2 = 60/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    50/14 = 50 × 5/14 × 5 = 250/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/70 + 250/70 = 60 + 250/70 = 310/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/7
  6. In mixed form: 43/7

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