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Add 50/8 and 30/45

1st number: 6 2/8, 2nd number: 30/45

50/8 + 30/45 is 83/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    50/8 = 50 × 45/8 × 45 = 2250/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    30/45 = 30 × 8/45 × 8 = 240/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2250/360 + 240/360 = 2250 + 240/360 = 2490/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/12
  6. In mixed form: 611/12

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