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Add 15/60 and 24/10

1st number: 15/60, 2nd number: 2 4/10

15/60 + 24/10 is 53/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 10 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    15/60 = 15 × 1/60 × 1 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    24/10 = 24 × 6/10 × 6 = 144/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/60 + 144/60 = 15 + 144/60 = 159/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/20
  6. In mixed form: 213/20

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