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Add 15/72 and 24/50

15/72 + 24/50 is 413/600.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 50 is 1800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 25 = 1800,
    15/72 = 15 × 25/72 × 25 = 375/1800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 36 = 1800,
    24/50 = 24 × 36/50 × 36 = 864/1800
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/1800 + 864/1800 = 375 + 864/1800 = 1239/1800
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 413/600

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