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Add 50/4 and 30/5

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 6 0/5

50/4 + 30/5 is 37/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    50/4 = 50 × 5/4 × 5 = 250/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    30/5 = 30 × 4/5 × 4 = 120/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/20 + 120/20 = 250 + 120/20 = 370/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/2
  6. In mixed form: 181/2

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