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Add 15/50 and 18/40

15/50 + 18/40 is 3/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 40 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    15/50 = 15 × 4/50 × 4 = 60/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    18/40 = 18 × 5/40 × 5 = 90/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/200 + 90/200 = 60 + 90/200 = 150/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/4

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