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Add 15/16 and 30/48

15/16 + 30/48 is 25/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    15/16 = 15 × 3/16 × 3 = 45/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    30/48 = 30 × 1/48 × 1 = 30/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/48 + 30/48 = 45 + 30/48 = 75/48
  5. 75/48 simplified gives 25/16
  6. So, 15/16 + 30/48 = 25/16
    In mixed form: 19/16

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