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Add 5/15 and 50/35

1st number: 5/15, 2nd number: 1 15/35

5/15 + 50/35 is 37/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,
    5/15 = 5 × 7/15 × 7 = 35/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    50/35 = 50 × 3/35 × 3 = 150/105
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/105 + 150/105 = 35 + 150/105 = 185/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/21
  6. In mixed form: 116/21

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