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Add 15/5 and 50/12

1st number: 3 0/5, 2nd number: 4 2/12

15/5 + 50/12 is 43/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    15/5 = 15 × 12/5 × 12 = 180/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    50/12 = 50 × 5/12 × 5 = 250/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/60 + 250/60 = 180 + 250/60 = 430/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/6
  6. In mixed form: 71/6

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