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Add 28/56 and 42/50

28/56 + 42/50 is 67/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 50 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    28/56 = 28 × 25/56 × 25 = 700/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,
    42/50 = 42 × 28/50 × 28 = 1176/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/1400 + 1176/1400 = 700 + 1176/1400 = 1876/1400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/50
  6. In mixed form: 117/50

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