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Add 50/60 and 50/6

1st number: 50/60, 2nd number: 8 2/6

50/60 + 50/6 is 55/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    50/60 = 50 × 1/60 × 1 = 50/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    50/6 = 50 × 10/6 × 10 = 500/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/60 + 500/60 = 50 + 500/60 = 550/60
  5. 550/60 simplified gives 55/6
  6. So, 50/60 + 50/6 = 55/6
    In mixed form: 91/6

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