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Add 50/4 and 30/15

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 2 0/15

50/4 + 30/15 is 29/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    50/4 = 50 × 15/4 × 15 = 750/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    30/15 = 30 × 4/15 × 4 = 120/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/60 + 120/60 = 750 + 120/60 = 870/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/2
  6. In mixed form: 141/2

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