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Add 98/40 and 28/50

1st number: 2 18/40, 2nd number: 28/50

98/40 + 28/50 is 301/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    98/40 = 98 × 5/40 × 5 = 490/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    28/50 = 28 × 4/50 × 4 = 112/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/200 + 112/200 = 490 + 112/200 = 602/200
  5. 602/200 simplified gives 301/100
  6. So, 98/40 + 28/50 = 301/100
    In mixed form: 31/100

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