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Add 15/35 and 48/60

15/35 + 48/60 is 43/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    15/35 = 15 × 12/35 × 12 = 180/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    48/60 = 48 × 7/60 × 7 = 336/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/420 + 336/420 = 180 + 336/420 = 516/420
  5. 516/420 simplified gives 43/35
  6. So, 15/35 + 48/60 = 43/35
    In mixed form: 18/35

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