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Add 15/48 and 49/45

1st number: 15/48, 2nd number: 1 4/45

15/48 + 49/45 is 1009/720.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 45 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 15 = 720,
    15/48 = 15 × 15/48 × 15 = 225/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    49/45 = 49 × 16/45 × 16 = 784/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/720 + 784/720 = 225 + 784/720 = 1009/720
  5. So, 15/48 + 49/45 = 1009/720
    In mixed form: 1289/720

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