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Add 21/15 and 50/30

1st number: 1 6/15, 2nd number: 1 20/30

21/15 + 50/30 is 46/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    21/15 = 21 × 2/15 × 2 = 42/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    50/30 = 50 × 1/30 × 1 = 50/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/30 + 50/30 = 42 + 50/30 = 92/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 46/15
  6. In mixed form: 31/15

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