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Add 50/8 and 49/63

1st number: 6 2/8, 2nd number: 49/63

50/8 + 49/63 is 253/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    50/8 = 50 × 63/8 × 63 = 3150/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    49/63 = 49 × 8/63 × 8 = 392/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3150/504 + 392/504 = 3150 + 392/504 = 3542/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 253/36
  6. In mixed form: 71/36

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