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Add 10/15 and 24/40

10/15 + 24/40 is 19/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    10/15 = 10 × 8/15 × 8 = 80/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    24/40 = 24 × 3/40 × 3 = 72/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/120 + 72/120 = 80 + 72/120 = 152/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/15
  6. In mixed form: 14/15

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