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Add 50/40 and 24/45

1st number: 1 10/40, 2nd number: 24/45

50/40 + 24/45 is 107/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    50/40 = 50 × 9/40 × 9 = 450/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    24/45 = 24 × 8/45 × 8 = 192/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/360 + 192/360 = 450 + 192/360 = 642/360
  5. 642/360 simplified gives 107/60
  6. So, 50/40 + 24/45 = 107/60
    In mixed form: 147/60

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