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Add 15/49 and 48/60

15/49 + 48/60 is 271/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 60 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    15/49 = 15 × 60/49 × 60 = 900/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    48/60 = 48 × 49/60 × 49 = 2352/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/2940 + 2352/2940 = 900 + 2352/2940 = 3252/2940
  5. 3252/2940 simplified gives 271/245
  6. So, 15/49 + 48/60 = 271/245
    In mixed form: 126/245

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