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Add 8/4 and 21/49

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 21/49

8/4 + 21/49 is 17/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    8/4 = 8 × 49/4 × 49 = 392/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    21/49 = 21 × 4/49 × 4 = 84/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/196 + 84/196 = 392 + 84/196 = 476/196
  5. 476/196 simplified gives 17/7
  6. So, 8/4 + 21/49 = 17/7
    In mixed form: 23/7

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