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Add 50/15 and 16/45

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 16/45

50/15 + 16/45 is 166/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    50/15 = 50 × 3/15 × 3 = 150/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    16/45 = 16 × 1/45 × 1 = 16/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/45 + 16/45 = 150 + 16/45 = 166/45
  5. In mixed form: 331/45

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