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Add 98/36 and 63/50

1st number: 2 26/36, 2nd number: 1 13/50

98/36 + 63/50 is 896/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 50 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    98/36 = 98 × 25/36 × 25 = 2450/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    63/50 = 63 × 18/50 × 18 = 1134/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2450/900 + 1134/900 = 2450 + 1134/900 = 3584/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 896/225
  6. In mixed form: 3221/225

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