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Add 30/75 and 50/7

1st number: 30/75, 2nd number: 7 1/7

30/75 + 50/7 is 264/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 7 is 525
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 7 = 525,
    30/75 = 30 × 7/75 × 7 = 210/525
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 75 = 525,
    50/7 = 50 × 75/7 × 75 = 3750/525
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/525 + 3750/525 = 210 + 3750/525 = 3960/525
  5. 3960/525 simplified gives 264/35
  6. So, 30/75 + 50/7 = 264/35
    In mixed form: 719/35

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