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Add 50/35 and 7/18

1st number: 1 15/35, 2nd number: 7/18

50/35 + 7/18 is 229/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 18 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 18 = 630,
    50/35 = 50 × 18/35 × 18 = 900/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    7/18 = 7 × 35/18 × 35 = 245/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/630 + 245/630 = 900 + 245/630 = 1145/630
  5. 1145/630 simplified gives 229/126
  6. So, 50/35 + 7/18 = 229/126
    In mixed form: 1103/126

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