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Add 1/5 and 6/50

1/5 + 6/50 is 8/25.

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,
    1/5 = 1 × 10/5 × 10 = 10/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    6/50 = 6 × 1/50 × 1 = 6/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/50 + 6/50 = 10 + 6/50 = 16/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/25

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