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Add 15/48 and 35/18

1st number: 15/48, 2nd number: 1 17/18

15/48 + 35/18 is 325/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 18 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    15/48 = 15 × 3/48 × 3 = 45/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    35/18 = 35 × 8/18 × 8 = 280/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/144 + 280/144 = 45 + 280/144 = 325/144
  5. In mixed form: 237/144

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