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Add 50/15 and 1/49

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 1/49

50/15 + 1/49 is 493/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 49 is 735
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,
    50/15 = 50 × 49/15 × 49 = 2450/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    1/49 = 1 × 15/49 × 15 = 15/735
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2450/735 + 15/735 = 2450 + 15/735 = 2465/735
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 493/147
  6. In mixed form: 352/147

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