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Add 54/70 and 50/16

1st number: 54/70, 2nd number: 3 2/16

54/70 + 50/16 is 1091/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 16 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    54/70 = 54 × 8/70 × 8 = 432/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    50/16 = 50 × 35/16 × 35 = 1750/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/560 + 1750/560 = 432 + 1750/560 = 2182/560
  5. 2182/560 simplified gives 1091/280
  6. So, 54/70 + 50/16 = 1091/280
    In mixed form: 3251/280

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