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Add 2/8 and 14/50

2/8 + 14/50 is 53/100.

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,
    2/8 = 2 × 25/8 × 25 = 50/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    14/50 = 14 × 4/50 × 4 = 56/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/200 + 56/200 = 50 + 56/200 = 106/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/100

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