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Add 35/8 and 80/50

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 1 30/50

35/8 + 80/50 is 239/40.

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,
    35/8 = 35 × 25/8 × 25 = 875/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    80/50 = 80 × 4/50 × 4 = 320/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    875/200 + 320/200 = 875 + 320/200 = 1195/200
  5. 1195/200 simplified gives 239/40
  6. So, 35/8 + 80/50 = 239/40
    In mixed form: 539/40

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