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Add 4/50 and 42/7

1st number: 4/50, 2nd number: 6 0/7

4/50 + 42/7 is 152/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 7 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    4/50 = 4 × 7/50 × 7 = 28/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    42/7 = 42 × 50/7 × 50 = 2100/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/350 + 2100/350 = 28 + 2100/350 = 2128/350
  5. 2128/350 simplified gives 152/25
  6. So, 4/50 + 42/7 = 152/25
    In mixed form: 62/25

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