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Add 24/15 and 16/30

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 16/30

24/15 + 16/30 is 32/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    24/15 = 24 × 2/15 × 2 = 48/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    16/30 = 16 × 1/30 × 1 = 16/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/30 + 16/30 = 48 + 16/30 = 64/30
  5. 64/30 simplified gives 32/15
  6. So, 24/15 + 16/30 = 32/15
    In mixed form: 22/15

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