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Add 64/25 and 50/56

1st number: 2 14/25, 2nd number: 50/56

64/25 + 50/56 is 2417/700.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    64/25 = 64 × 56/25 × 56 = 3584/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    50/56 = 50 × 25/56 × 25 = 1250/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3584/1400 + 1250/1400 = 3584 + 1250/1400 = 4834/1400
  5. 4834/1400 simplified gives 2417/700
  6. So, 64/25 + 50/56 = 2417/700
    In mixed form: 3317/700

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