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Add 15/2 and 24/50

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 24/50

15/2 + 24/50 is 399/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    15/2 = 15 × 25/2 × 25 = 375/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    24/50 = 24 × 1/50 × 1 = 24/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/50 + 24/50 = 375 + 24/50 = 399/50
  5. In mixed form: 749/50

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