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Add 50/3 and 21/4

1st number: 16 2/3, 2nd number: 5 1/4

50/3 + 21/4 is 263/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    50/3 = 50 × 4/3 × 4 = 200/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    21/4 = 21 × 3/4 × 3 = 63/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/12 + 63/12 = 200 + 63/12 = 263/12
  5. In mixed form: 2111/12

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