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Add 3/48 and 1/15

3/48 + 1/15 is 31/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 15 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    3/48 = 3 × 5/48 × 5 = 15/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    1/15 = 1 × 16/15 × 16 = 16/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/240 + 16/240 = 15 + 16/240 = 31/240

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