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Add 54/10 and 48/50

1st number: 5 4/10, 2nd number: 48/50

54/10 + 48/50 is 159/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    54/10 = 54 × 5/10 × 5 = 270/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    48/50 = 48 × 1/50 × 1 = 48/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/50 + 48/50 = 270 + 48/50 = 318/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 159/25
  6. In mixed form: 69/25

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