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Add 14/12 and 63/50

1st number: 1 2/12, 2nd number: 1 13/50

14/12 + 63/50 is 182/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 50 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    14/12 = 14 × 25/12 × 25 = 350/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    63/50 = 63 × 6/50 × 6 = 378/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/300 + 378/300 = 350 + 378/300 = 728/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 182/75
  6. In mixed form: 232/75

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