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Add 24/15 and 28/60

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 28/60

24/15 + 28/60 is 31/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 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 60 × 1 = 60,
    28/60 = 28 × 1/60 × 1 = 28/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/60 + 28/60 = 96 + 28/60 = 124/60
  5. 124/60 simplified gives 31/15
  6. So, 24/15 + 28/60 = 31/15
    In mixed form: 21/15

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