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Add 7/56 and 10/50

7/56 + 10/50 is 13/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 50 is 1400

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    7/56 = 7 × 25/56 × 25 = 175/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,
    10/50 = 10 × 28/50 × 28 = 280/1400
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    175/1400 + 280/1400 = 175 + 280/1400 = 455/1400
  5. 455/1400 simplified gives 13/40
  6. So, 7/56 + 10/50 = 13/40

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