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Add 14/15 and 50/54

14/15 + 50/54 is 251/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 18 = 270,
    14/15 = 14 × 18/15 × 18 = 252/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    50/54 = 50 × 5/54 × 5 = 250/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/270 + 250/270 = 252 + 250/270 = 502/270
  5. 502/270 simplified gives 251/135
  6. So, 14/15 + 50/54 = 251/135
    In mixed form: 1116/135

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