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Add 15/50 and 60/49

1st number: 15/50, 2nd number: 1 11/49

15/50 + 60/49 is 747/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 49 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 49 × 50 = 2450,
    60/49 = 60 × 50/49 × 50 = 3000/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    735/2450 + 3000/2450 = 735 + 3000/2450 = 3735/2450
  5. 3735/2450 simplified gives 747/490
  6. So, 15/50 + 60/49 = 747/490
    In mixed form: 1257/490

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