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Add 15/72 and 48/30

1st number: 15/72, 2nd number: 1 18/30

15/72 + 48/30 is 217/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    15/72 = 15 × 5/72 × 5 = 75/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,
    48/30 = 48 × 12/30 × 12 = 576/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/360 + 576/360 = 75 + 576/360 = 651/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 217/120
  6. In mixed form: 197/120

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