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Add 50/63 and 40/18

1st number: 50/63, 2nd number: 2 4/18

50/63 + 40/18 is 190/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    50/63 = 50 × 2/63 × 2 = 100/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    40/18 = 40 × 7/18 × 7 = 280/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/126 + 280/126 = 100 + 280/126 = 380/126
  5. 380/126 simplified gives 190/63
  6. So, 50/63 + 40/18 = 190/63
    In mixed form: 31/63

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