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Add 8/50 and 15/90

8/50 + 15/90 is 49/150.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    8/50 = 8 × 9/50 × 9 = 72/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    15/90 = 15 × 5/90 × 5 = 75/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/450 + 75/450 = 72 + 75/450 = 147/450
  5. 147/450 simplified gives 49/150
  6. So, 8/50 + 15/90 = 49/150

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