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Add 15/45 and 5/50

15/45 + 5/50 is 13/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 10 = 450,
    15/45 = 15 × 10/45 × 10 = 150/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    5/50 = 5 × 9/50 × 9 = 45/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/450 + 45/450 = 150 + 45/450 = 195/450
  5. 195/450 simplified gives 13/30
  6. So, 15/45 + 5/50 = 13/30

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