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Add 63/2 and 50/24

1st number: 31 1/2, 2nd number: 2 2/24

63/2 + 50/24 is 403/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    63/2 = 63 × 12/2 × 12 = 756/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    50/24 = 50 × 1/24 × 1 = 50/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/24 + 50/24 = 756 + 50/24 = 806/24
  5. 806/24 simplified gives 403/12
  6. So, 63/2 + 50/24 = 403/12
    In mixed form: 337/12

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