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Add 50/15 and 27/8

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

50/15 + 27/8 is 161/24.

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,
    27/8 = 27 × 15/8 × 15 = 405/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/120 + 405/120 = 400 + 405/120 = 805/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 161/24
  6. In mixed form: 617/24

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