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Add 14/8 and 56/50

1st number: 1 6/8, 2nd number: 1 6/50

14/8 + 56/50 is 287/100.

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,
    14/8 = 14 × 25/8 × 25 = 350/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    56/50 = 56 × 4/50 × 4 = 224/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/200 + 224/200 = 350 + 224/200 = 574/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 287/100
  6. In mixed form: 287/100

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