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Add 75/50 and 15/70

1st number: 1 25/50, 2nd number: 15/70

75/50 + 15/70 is 12/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 70 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    75/50 = 75 × 7/50 × 7 = 525/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    15/70 = 15 × 5/70 × 5 = 75/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/350 + 75/350 = 525 + 75/350 = 600/350
  5. 600/350 simplified gives 12/7
  6. So, 75/50 + 15/70 = 12/7
    In mixed form: 15/7

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