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Add 10/2 and 5/50

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 5/50

10/2 + 5/50 is 51/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    10/2 = 10 × 25/2 × 25 = 250/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    5/50 = 5 × 1/50 × 1 = 5/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/50 + 5/50 = 250 + 5/50 = 255/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 51/10
  6. In mixed form: 51/10

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