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Add 15/50 and 4/49

15/50 + 4/49 is 187/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 49 is 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 49 × 50 = 2450,
    4/49 = 4 × 50/49 × 50 = 200/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/2450 + 200/2450 = 735 + 200/2450 = 935/2450
  5. 935/2450 simplified gives 187/490
  6. So, 15/50 + 4/49 = 187/490

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