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Add 3/10 and 9/48

3/10 + 9/48 is 39/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 24 = 240,
    3/10 = 3 × 24/10 × 24 = 72/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    9/48 = 9 × 5/48 × 5 = 45/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/240 + 45/240 = 72 + 45/240 = 117/240
  5. 117/240 simplified gives 39/80
  6. So, 3/10 + 9/48 = 39/80

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