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Add 50/15 and 25/8

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 3 1/8

50/15 + 25/8 is 155/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    50/15 = 50 × 8/15 × 8 = 400/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    25/8 = 25 × 15/8 × 15 = 375/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/120 + 375/120 = 400 + 375/120 = 775/120
  5. 775/120 simplified gives 155/24
  6. So, 50/15 + 25/8 = 155/24
    In mixed form: 611/24

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