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Add 70/24 and 50/21

1st number: 2 22/24, 2nd number: 2 8/21

70/24 + 50/21 is 445/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 21 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    70/24 = 70 × 7/24 × 7 = 490/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    50/21 = 50 × 8/21 × 8 = 400/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/168 + 400/168 = 490 + 400/168 = 890/168
  5. 890/168 simplified gives 445/84
  6. So, 70/24 + 50/21 = 445/84
    In mixed form: 525/84

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