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Add 50/28 and 21/70

1st number: 1 22/28, 2nd number: 21/70

50/28 + 21/70 is 73/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    50/28 = 50 × 5/28 × 5 = 250/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    21/70 = 21 × 2/70 × 2 = 42/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/140 + 42/140 = 250 + 42/140 = 292/140
  5. 292/140 simplified gives 73/35
  6. So, 50/28 + 21/70 = 73/35
    In mixed form: 23/35

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