Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 7/18 and 8/50

7/18 + 8/50 is 247/450.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    7/18 = 7 × 25/18 × 25 = 175/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    8/50 = 8 × 9/50 × 9 = 72/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/450 + 72/450 = 175 + 72/450 = 247/450
  5. So, 7/18 + 8/50 = 247/450

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com