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Add 90/54 and 42/50

1st number: 1 36/54, 2nd number: 42/50

90/54 + 42/50 is 188/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 50 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    90/54 = 90 × 25/54 × 25 = 2250/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    42/50 = 42 × 27/50 × 27 = 1134/1350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2250/1350 + 1134/1350 = 2250 + 1134/1350 = 3384/1350
  5. 3384/1350 simplified gives 188/75
  6. So, 90/54 + 42/50 = 188/75
    In mixed form: 238/75

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