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Add 15/50 and 70/90

15/50 + 70/90 is 97/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    15/50 = 15 × 9/50 × 9 = 135/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    70/90 = 70 × 5/90 × 5 = 350/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/450 + 350/450 = 135 + 350/450 = 485/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/90
  6. In mixed form: 17/90

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