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Add 50/24 and 42/90

1st number: 2 2/24, 2nd number: 42/90

50/24 + 42/90 is 51/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    50/24 = 50 × 15/24 × 15 = 750/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    42/90 = 42 × 4/90 × 4 = 168/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/360 + 168/360 = 750 + 168/360 = 918/360
  5. 918/360 simplified gives 51/20
  6. So, 50/24 + 42/90 = 51/20
    In mixed form: 211/20

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