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Add 50/15 and 54/20

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 2 14/20

50/15 + 54/20 is 181/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 20 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    50/15 = 50 × 4/15 × 4 = 200/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    54/20 = 54 × 3/20 × 3 = 162/60
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    200/60 + 162/60 = 200 + 162/60 = 362/60
  5. 362/60 simplified gives 181/30
  6. So, 50/15 + 54/20 = 181/30
    In mixed form: 61/30

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