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Add 4/7 and 50/24

1st number: 4/7, 2nd number: 2 2/24

4/7 + 50/24 is 223/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    4/7 = 4 × 24/7 × 24 = 96/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    50/24 = 50 × 7/24 × 7 = 350/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/168 + 350/168 = 96 + 350/168 = 446/168
  5. 446/168 simplified gives 223/84
  6. So, 4/7 + 50/24 = 223/84
    In mixed form: 255/84

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