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Add 50/36 and 5/10

1st number: 1 14/36, 2nd number: 5/10

50/36 + 5/10 is 17/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 10 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    50/36 = 50 × 5/36 × 5 = 250/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 18 = 180,
    5/10 = 5 × 18/10 × 18 = 90/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/180 + 90/180 = 250 + 90/180 = 340/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/9
  6. In mixed form: 18/9

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