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Add 15/2 and 24/30

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 24/30

15/2 + 24/30 is 83/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    15/2 = 15 × 15/2 × 15 = 225/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    24/30 = 24 × 1/30 × 1 = 24/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/30 + 24/30 = 225 + 24/30 = 249/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/10
  6. In mixed form: 83/10

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