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Add 70/12 and 50/15

1st number: 5 10/12, 2nd number: 3 5/15

70/12 + 50/15 is 55/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    70/12 = 70 × 5/12 × 5 = 350/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    50/15 = 50 × 4/15 × 4 = 200/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/60 + 200/60 = 350 + 200/60 = 550/60
  5. 550/60 simplified gives 55/6
  6. So, 70/12 + 50/15 = 55/6
    In mixed form: 91/6

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