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Add 30/60 and 50/15

1st number: 30/60, 2nd number: 3 5/15

30/60 + 50/15 is 23/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    30/60 = 30 × 1/60 × 1 = 30/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    50/15 = 50 × 4/15 × 4 = 200/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/60 + 200/60 = 30 + 200/60 = 230/60
  5. 230/60 simplified gives 23/6
  6. So, 30/60 + 50/15 = 23/6
    In mixed form: 35/6

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