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Add 14/80 and 42/50

14/80 + 42/50 is 203/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 5 = 400,
    14/80 = 14 × 5/80 × 5 = 70/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    42/50 = 42 × 8/50 × 8 = 336/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/400 + 336/400 = 70 + 336/400 = 406/400
  5. 406/400 simplified gives 203/200
  6. So, 14/80 + 42/50 = 203/200
    In mixed form: 13/200

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