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Add 24/15 and 16/42

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 16/42

24/15 + 16/42 is 208/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    24/15 = 24 × 14/15 × 14 = 336/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    16/42 = 16 × 5/42 × 5 = 80/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/210 + 80/210 = 336 + 80/210 = 416/210
  5. 416/210 simplified gives 208/105
  6. So, 24/15 + 16/42 = 208/105
    In mixed form: 1103/105

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