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Add 54/30 and 50/16

1st number: 1 24/30, 2nd number: 3 2/16

54/30 + 50/16 is 197/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    54/30 = 54 × 8/30 × 8 = 432/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    50/16 = 50 × 15/16 × 15 = 750/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/240 + 750/240 = 432 + 750/240 = 1182/240
  5. 1182/240 simplified gives 197/40
  6. So, 54/30 + 50/16 = 197/40
    In mixed form: 437/40

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