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Add 60/75 and 50/32

1st number: 60/75, 2nd number: 1 18/32

60/75 + 50/32 is 189/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 32 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 32 = 2400,
    60/75 = 60 × 32/75 × 32 = 1920/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 75 = 2400,
    50/32 = 50 × 75/32 × 75 = 3750/2400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1920/2400 + 3750/2400 = 1920 + 3750/2400 = 5670/2400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 189/80
  6. In mixed form: 229/80

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