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Add 21/15 and 50/54

1st number: 1 6/15, 2nd number: 50/54

21/15 + 50/54 is 314/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 18 = 270,
    21/15 = 21 × 18/15 × 18 = 378/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    50/54 = 50 × 5/54 × 5 = 250/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/270 + 250/270 = 378 + 250/270 = 628/270
  5. 628/270 simplified gives 314/135
  6. So, 21/15 + 50/54 = 314/135
    In mixed form: 244/135

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