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Add 18/15 and 50/16

1st number: 1 3/15, 2nd number: 3 2/16

18/15 + 50/16 is 173/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    18/15 = 18 × 16/15 × 16 = 288/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    50/16 = 50 × 15/16 × 15 = 750/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/240 + 750/240 = 288 + 750/240 = 1038/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/40
  6. In mixed form: 413/40

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