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Add 60/12 and 50/21

1st number: 5 0/12, 2nd number: 2 8/21

60/12 + 50/21 is 155/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 21 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    60/12 = 60 × 7/12 × 7 = 420/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    50/21 = 50 × 4/21 × 4 = 200/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/84 + 200/84 = 420 + 200/84 = 620/84
  5. 620/84 simplified gives 155/21
  6. So, 60/12 + 50/21 = 155/21
    In mixed form: 78/21

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