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Add 50/21 and 40/30

1st number: 2 8/21, 2nd number: 1 10/30

50/21 + 40/30 is 26/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 10 = 210,
    50/21 = 50 × 10/21 × 10 = 500/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    40/30 = 40 × 7/30 × 7 = 280/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    500/210 + 280/210 = 500 + 280/210 = 780/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/7
  6. In mixed form: 35/7

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