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Add 3/48 and 16/30

3/48 + 16/30 is 143/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 30 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 30 × 8 = 240,
    16/30 = 16 × 8/30 × 8 = 128/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/240 + 128/240 = 15 + 128/240 = 143/240

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