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Add 5/15 and 50/5

1st number: 5/15, 2nd number: 10 0/5

5/15 + 50/5 is 31/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 1 = 15,
    5/15 = 5 × 1/15 × 1 = 5/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    50/5 = 50 × 3/5 × 3 = 150/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/15 + 150/15 = 5 + 150/15 = 155/15
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/3
  6. In mixed form: 101/3

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