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Add 3/50 and 15/70

3/50 + 15/70 is 48/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 70 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    3/50 = 3 × 7/50 × 7 = 21/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    15/70 = 15 × 5/70 × 5 = 75/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/350 + 75/350 = 21 + 75/350 = 96/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 48/175

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