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Add 50/24 and 7/8

1st number: 2 2/24, 2nd number: 7/8

50/24 + 7/8 is 71/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    50/24 = 50 × 1/24 × 1 = 50/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    7/8 = 7 × 3/8 × 3 = 21/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/24 + 21/24 = 50 + 21/24 = 71/24
  5. So, 50/24 + 7/8 = 71/24
    In mixed form: 223/24

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