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Add 5/15 and 5/50

5/15 + 5/50 is 13/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 10 = 150,
    5/15 = 5 × 10/15 × 10 = 50/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    5/50 = 5 × 3/50 × 3 = 15/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/150 + 15/150 = 50 + 15/150 = 65/150
  5. 65/150 simplified gives 13/30
  6. So, 5/15 + 5/50 = 13/30

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