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Add 63/8 and 12/50

1st number: 7 7/8, 2nd number: 12/50

63/8 + 12/50 is 1623/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    63/8 = 63 × 25/8 × 25 = 1575/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    12/50 = 12 × 4/50 × 4 = 48/200
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1575/200 + 48/200 = 1575 + 48/200 = 1623/200
  5. So, 63/8 + 12/50 = 1623/200
    In mixed form: 823/200

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