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Add 25/20 and 70/50

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

25/20 + 70/50 is 53/20.

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,
    70/50 = 70 × 2/50 × 2 = 140/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/100 + 140/100 = 125 + 140/100 = 265/100
  5. 265/100 simplified gives 53/20
  6. So, 25/20 + 70/50 = 53/20
    In mixed form: 213/20

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