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Add 3/24 and 2/15

3/24 + 2/15 is 31/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 15 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    3/24 = 3 × 5/24 × 5 = 15/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    2/15 = 2 × 8/15 × 8 = 16/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/120 + 16/120 = 15 + 16/120 = 31/120

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