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Add 15/50 and 54/40

1st number: 15/50, 2nd number: 1 14/40

15/50 + 54/40 is 33/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 40 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    15/50 = 15 × 4/50 × 4 = 60/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    54/40 = 54 × 5/40 × 5 = 270/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/200 + 270/200 = 60 + 270/200 = 330/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/20
  6. In mixed form: 113/20

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