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Add 50/21 and 4/16

1st number: 2 8/21, 2nd number: 4/16

50/21 + 4/16 is 221/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 16 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 16 = 336,
    50/21 = 50 × 16/21 × 16 = 800/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 21 = 336,
    4/16 = 4 × 21/16 × 21 = 84/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    800/336 + 84/336 = 800 + 84/336 = 884/336
  5. 884/336 simplified gives 221/84
  6. So, 50/21 + 4/16 = 221/84
    In mixed form: 253/84

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