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Add 2/5 and 8/50

2/5 + 8/50 is 14/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 10 = 50,
    2/5 = 2 × 10/5 × 10 = 20/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    8/50 = 8 × 1/50 × 1 = 8/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/50 + 8/50 = 20 + 8/50 = 28/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/25

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