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Add 90/60 and 50/32

1st number: 1 30/60, 2nd number: 1 18/32

90/60 + 50/32 is 49/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 32 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 8 = 480,
    90/60 = 90 × 8/60 × 8 = 720/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 15 = 480,
    50/32 = 50 × 15/32 × 15 = 750/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/480 + 750/480 = 720 + 750/480 = 1470/480
  5. 1470/480 simplified gives 49/16
  6. So, 90/60 + 50/32 = 49/16
    In mixed form: 31/16

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