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Add 15/80 and 30/24

1st number: 15/80, 2nd number: 1 6/24

15/80 + 30/24 is 23/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 24 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    15/80 = 15 × 3/80 × 3 = 45/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 10 = 240,
    30/24 = 30 × 10/24 × 10 = 300/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/240 + 300/240 = 45 + 300/240 = 345/240
  5. 345/240 simplified gives 23/16
  6. So, 15/80 + 30/24 = 23/16
    In mixed form: 17/16

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