Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 25/20 and 60/50

1st number: 1 5/20, 2nd number: 1 10/50

25/20 + 60/50 is 49/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,
    25/20 = 25 × 5/20 × 5 = 125/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    60/50 = 60 × 2/50 × 2 = 120/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/100 + 120/100 = 125 + 120/100 = 245/100
  5. 245/100 simplified gives 49/20
  6. So, 25/20 + 60/50 = 49/20
    In mixed form: 29/20

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com