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Add 1/50 and 15/8

1st number: 1/50, 2nd number: 1 7/8

1/50 + 15/8 is 379/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    1/50 = 1 × 4/50 × 4 = 4/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    15/8 = 15 × 25/8 × 25 = 375/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/200 + 375/200 = 4 + 375/200 = 379/200
  5. In mixed form: 1179/200

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