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Add 3/15 and 45/16

1st number: 3/15, 2nd number: 2 13/16

3/15 + 45/16 is 241/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    3/15 = 3 × 16/15 × 16 = 48/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    45/16 = 45 × 15/16 × 15 = 675/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/240 + 675/240 = 48 + 675/240 = 723/240
  5. 723/240 simplified gives 241/80
  6. So, 3/15 + 45/16 = 241/80
    In mixed form: 31/80

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