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Add 6/4 and 9/50

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 9/50

6/4 + 9/50 is 42/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    6/4 = 6 × 25/4 × 25 = 150/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    9/50 = 9 × 2/50 × 2 = 18/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/100 + 18/100 = 150 + 18/100 = 168/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 42/25
  6. In mixed form: 117/25

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