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Add 15/5 and 9/48

1st number: 3 0/5, 2nd number: 9/48

15/5 + 9/48 is 51/16.

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 48 = 240,
    15/5 = 15 × 48/5 × 48 = 720/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    9/48 = 9 × 5/48 × 5 = 45/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/240 + 45/240 = 720 + 45/240 = 765/240
  5. 765/240 simplified gives 51/16
  6. So, 15/5 + 9/48 = 51/16
    In mixed form: 33/16

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