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Add 15/80 and 48/30

1st number: 15/80, 2nd number: 1 18/30

15/80 + 48/30 is 143/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 30 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 30 × 8 = 240,
    48/30 = 48 × 8/30 × 8 = 384/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/240 + 384/240 = 45 + 384/240 = 429/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/80
  6. In mixed form: 163/80

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