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Add 2/8 and 63/50

1st number: 2/8, 2nd number: 1 13/50

2/8 + 63/50 is 151/100.

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,
    63/50 = 63 × 4/50 × 4 = 252/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/200 + 252/200 = 50 + 252/200 = 302/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 151/100
  6. In mixed form: 151/100

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