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Add 5/12 and 3/50

5/12 + 3/50 is 143/300.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 50 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    5/12 = 5 × 25/12 × 25 = 125/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    3/50 = 3 × 6/50 × 6 = 18/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/300 + 18/300 = 125 + 18/300 = 143/300

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