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Add 5/6 and 50/90

5/6 + 50/90 is 25/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    5/6 = 5 × 15/6 × 15 = 75/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    50/90 = 50 × 1/90 × 1 = 50/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/90 + 50/90 = 75 + 50/90 = 125/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/18
  6. In mixed form: 17/18

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