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Add 15/24 and 24/30

15/24 + 24/30 is 57/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    15/24 = 15 × 5/24 × 5 = 75/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    24/30 = 24 × 4/30 × 4 = 96/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/120 + 96/120 = 75 + 96/120 = 171/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/40
  6. In mixed form: 117/40

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