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Add 10/8 and 3/50

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 3/50

10/8 + 3/50 is 131/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    10/8 = 10 × 25/8 × 25 = 250/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    3/50 = 3 × 4/50 × 4 = 12/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/200 + 12/200 = 250 + 12/200 = 262/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/100
  6. In mixed form: 131/100

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