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Add 50/40 and 2/25

1st number: 1 10/40, 2nd number: 2/25

50/40 + 2/25 is 133/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 25 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    50/40 = 50 × 5/40 × 5 = 250/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    2/25 = 2 × 8/25 × 8 = 16/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/200 + 16/200 = 250 + 16/200 = 266/200
  5. 266/200 simplified gives 133/100
  6. So, 50/40 + 2/25 = 133/100
    In mixed form: 133/100

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