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Add 15/7 and 5/50

1st number: 2 1/7, 2nd number: 5/50

15/7 + 5/50 is 157/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    15/7 = 15 × 50/7 × 50 = 750/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    5/50 = 5 × 7/50 × 7 = 35/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/350 + 35/350 = 750 + 35/350 = 785/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 157/70
  6. In mixed form: 217/70

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