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Add 70/36 and 50/21

1st number: 1 34/36, 2nd number: 2 8/21

70/36 + 50/21 is 545/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 21 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    70/36 = 70 × 7/36 × 7 = 490/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 12 = 252,
    50/21 = 50 × 12/21 × 12 = 600/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/252 + 600/252 = 490 + 600/252 = 1090/252
  5. 1090/252 simplified gives 545/126
  6. So, 70/36 + 50/21 = 545/126
    In mixed form: 441/126

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