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Add 42/48 and 70/50

1st number: 42/48, 2nd number: 1 20/50

42/48 + 70/50 is 91/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 50 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    42/48 = 42 × 25/48 × 25 = 1050/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 24 = 1200,
    70/50 = 70 × 24/50 × 24 = 1680/1200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/1200 + 1680/1200 = 1050 + 1680/1200 = 2730/1200
  5. 2730/1200 simplified gives 91/40
  6. So, 42/48 + 70/50 = 91/40
    In mixed form: 211/40

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