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Add 50/30 and 7/40

1st number: 1 20/30, 2nd number: 7/40

50/30 + 7/40 is 221/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    50/30 = 50 × 4/30 × 4 = 200/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    7/40 = 7 × 3/40 × 3 = 21/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/120 + 21/120 = 200 + 21/120 = 221/120
  5. So, 50/30 + 7/40 = 221/120
    In mixed form: 1101/120

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