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Add 6/9 and 5/50

6/9 + 5/50 is 23/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    6/9 = 6 × 50/9 × 50 = 300/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    5/50 = 5 × 9/50 × 9 = 45/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/450 + 45/450 = 300 + 45/450 = 345/450
  5. 345/450 simplified gives 23/30
  6. So, 6/9 + 5/50 = 23/30

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