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Add 1/4 and 15/30

1/4 + 15/30 is 3/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    1/4 = 1 × 15/4 × 15 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    15/30 = 15 × 2/30 × 2 = 30/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/60 + 30/60 = 15 + 30/60 = 45/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/4

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