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Add 15/50 and 30/98

15/50 + 30/98 is 297/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 98 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    15/50 = 15 × 49/50 × 49 = 735/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    30/98 = 30 × 25/98 × 25 = 750/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    735/2450 + 750/2450 = 735 + 750/2450 = 1485/2450
  5. 1485/2450 simplified gives 297/490
  6. So, 15/50 + 30/98 = 297/490

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