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Add 50/3 and 56/25

1st number: 16 2/3, 2nd number: 2 6/25

50/3 + 56/25 is 1418/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 25 is 75

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 25 = 75,
    50/3 = 50 × 25/3 × 25 = 1250/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 3 = 75,
    56/25 = 56 × 3/25 × 3 = 168/75
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1250/75 + 168/75 = 1250 + 168/75 = 1418/75
  5. So, 50/3 + 56/25 = 1418/75
    In mixed form: 1868/75

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