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Add 24/15 and 16/12

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 1 4/12

24/15 + 16/12 is 44/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    24/15 = 24 × 4/15 × 4 = 96/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    16/12 = 16 × 5/12 × 5 = 80/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/60 + 80/60 = 96 + 80/60 = 176/60
  5. 176/60 simplified gives 44/15
  6. So, 24/15 + 16/12 = 44/15
    In mixed form: 214/15

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