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Add 8/50 and 70/6

1st number: 8/50, 2nd number: 11 4/6

8/50 + 70/6 is 887/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    8/50 = 8 × 3/50 × 3 = 24/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    70/6 = 70 × 25/6 × 25 = 1750/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/150 + 1750/150 = 24 + 1750/150 = 1774/150
  5. 1774/150 simplified gives 887/75
  6. So, 8/50 + 70/6 = 887/75
    In mixed form: 1162/75

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