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Add 15/2 and 24/20

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 1 4/20

15/2 + 24/20 is 87/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    15/2 = 15 × 10/2 × 10 = 150/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    24/20 = 24 × 1/20 × 1 = 24/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/20 + 24/20 = 150 + 24/20 = 174/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/10
  6. In mixed form: 87/10

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