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Add 3/15 and 9/48

3/15 + 9/48 is 31/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 48 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 48 × 5 = 240,
    9/48 = 9 × 5/48 × 5 = 45/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/240 + 45/240 = 48 + 45/240 = 93/240
  5. 93/240 simplified gives 31/80
  6. So, 3/15 + 9/48 = 31/80

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