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Add 42/25 and 50/90

1st number: 1 17/25, 2nd number: 50/90

42/25 + 50/90 is 503/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 18 = 450,
    42/25 = 42 × 18/25 × 18 = 756/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    50/90 = 50 × 5/90 × 5 = 250/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/450 + 250/450 = 756 + 250/450 = 1006/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 503/225
  6. In mixed form: 253/225

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