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Add 15/12 and 24/50

1st number: 1 3/12, 2nd number: 24/50

15/12 + 24/50 is 173/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 50 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    15/12 = 15 × 25/12 × 25 = 375/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    24/50 = 24 × 6/50 × 6 = 144/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/300 + 144/300 = 375 + 144/300 = 519/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/100
  6. In mixed form: 173/100

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