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Add 15/48 and 24/10

1st number: 15/48, 2nd number: 2 4/10

15/48 + 24/10 is 217/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 10 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    15/48 = 15 × 5/48 × 5 = 75/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 24 = 240,
    24/10 = 24 × 24/10 × 24 = 576/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/240 + 576/240 = 75 + 576/240 = 651/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 217/80
  6. In mixed form: 257/80

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