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Add 72/21 and 7/50

1st number: 3 9/21, 2nd number: 7/50

72/21 + 7/50 is 1249/350.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 50 is 1050

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 50 = 1050,
    72/21 = 72 × 50/21 × 50 = 3600/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    7/50 = 7 × 21/50 × 21 = 147/1050
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3600/1050 + 147/1050 = 3600 + 147/1050 = 3747/1050
  5. 3747/1050 simplified gives 1249/350
  6. So, 72/21 + 7/50 = 1249/350
    In mixed form: 3199/350

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