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Add 18/15 and 50/24

1st number: 1 3/15, 2nd number: 2 2/24

18/15 + 50/24 is 197/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    18/15 = 18 × 8/15 × 8 = 144/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    50/24 = 50 × 5/24 × 5 = 250/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/120 + 250/120 = 144 + 250/120 = 394/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 197/60
  6. In mixed form: 317/60

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