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Add 15/10 and 14/50

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 14/50

15/10 + 14/50 is 89/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    15/10 = 15 × 5/10 × 5 = 75/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    14/50 = 14 × 1/50 × 1 = 14/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/50 + 14/50 = 75 + 14/50 = 89/50
  5. In mixed form: 139/50

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