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Add 5/28 and 2/50

5/28 + 2/50 is 153/700.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 50 is 700
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 25 = 700,
    5/28 = 5 × 25/28 × 25 = 125/700
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 14 = 700,
    2/50 = 2 × 14/50 × 14 = 28/700
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/700 + 28/700 = 125 + 28/700 = 153/700

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