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Add 15/10 and 9/24

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 9/24

15/10 + 9/24 is 15/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    15/10 = 15 × 12/10 × 12 = 180/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/120 + 45/120 = 180 + 45/120 = 225/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/8
  6. In mixed form: 17/8

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