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Add 5/14 and 5/50

5/14 + 5/50 is 16/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    5/14 = 5 × 25/14 × 25 = 125/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    5/50 = 5 × 7/50 × 7 = 35/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/350 + 35/350 = 125 + 35/350 = 160/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/35

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