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Add 50/72 and 35/24

1st number: 50/72, 2nd number: 1 11/24

50/72 + 35/24 is 155/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    50/72 = 50 × 1/72 × 1 = 50/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    35/24 = 35 × 3/24 × 3 = 105/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/72 + 105/72 = 50 + 105/72 = 155/72
  5. In mixed form: 211/72

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