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Add 24/15 and 4/12

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

24/15 + 4/12 is 29/15.

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,
    4/12 = 4 × 5/12 × 5 = 20/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/60 + 20/60 = 96 + 20/60 = 116/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/15
  6. In mixed form: 114/15

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