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Add 35/14 and 50/90

1st number: 2 7/14, 2nd number: 50/90

35/14 + 50/90 is 55/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 90 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 45 = 630,
    35/14 = 35 × 45/14 × 45 = 1575/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    50/90 = 50 × 7/90 × 7 = 350/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/630 + 350/630 = 1575 + 350/630 = 1925/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/18
  6. In mixed form: 31/18

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