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Add 30/7 and 5/50

1st number: 4 2/7, 2nd number: 5/50

30/7 + 5/50 is 307/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    30/7 = 30 × 50/7 × 50 = 1500/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    5/50 = 5 × 7/50 × 7 = 35/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1500/350 + 35/350 = 1500 + 35/350 = 1535/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 307/70
  6. In mixed form: 427/70

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