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Add 54/50 and 84/60

1st number: 1 4/50, 2nd number: 1 24/60

54/50 + 84/60 is 62/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    54/50 = 54 × 6/50 × 6 = 324/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    84/60 = 84 × 5/60 × 5 = 420/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/300 + 420/300 = 324 + 420/300 = 744/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 62/25
  6. In mixed form: 212/25

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