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Add 18/50 and 5/20

18/50 + 5/20 is 61/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 20 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    18/50 = 18 × 2/50 × 2 = 36/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,
    5/20 = 5 × 5/20 × 5 = 25/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/100 + 25/100 = 36 + 25/100 = 61/100

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