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Add 15/30 and 50/40

1st number: 15/30, 2nd number: 1 10/40

15/30 + 50/40 is 7/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    15/30 = 15 × 4/30 × 4 = 60/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    50/40 = 50 × 3/40 × 3 = 150/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/120 + 150/120 = 60 + 150/120 = 210/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/4
  6. In mixed form: 13/4

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