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Add 50/5 and 81/30

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 2 21/30

50/5 + 81/30 is 127/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    50/5 = 50 × 6/5 × 6 = 300/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    81/30 = 81 × 1/30 × 1 = 81/30
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    300/30 + 81/30 = 300 + 81/30 = 381/30
  5. 381/30 simplified gives 127/10
  6. So, 50/5 + 81/30 = 127/10
    In mixed form: 127/10

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