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Add 50/21 and 16/45

1st number: 2 8/21, 2nd number: 16/45

50/21 + 16/45 is 862/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 15 = 315,
    50/21 = 50 × 15/21 × 15 = 750/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    16/45 = 16 × 7/45 × 7 = 112/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/315 + 112/315 = 750 + 112/315 = 862/315
  5. In mixed form: 2232/315

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