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Add 15/18 and 5/50

15/18 + 5/50 is 14/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    15/18 = 15 × 25/18 × 25 = 375/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    5/50 = 5 × 9/50 × 9 = 45/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/450 + 45/450 = 375 + 45/450 = 420/450
  5. 420/450 simplified gives 14/15
  6. So, 15/18 + 5/50 = 14/15

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