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Add 54/50 and 60/98

1st number: 1 4/50, 2nd number: 60/98

54/50 + 60/98 is 2073/1225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 98 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    54/50 = 54 × 49/50 × 49 = 2646/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    60/98 = 60 × 25/98 × 25 = 1500/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2646/2450 + 1500/2450 = 2646 + 1500/2450 = 4146/2450
  5. 4146/2450 simplified gives 2073/1225
  6. So, 54/50 + 60/98 = 2073/1225
    In mixed form: 1848/1225

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