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Add 30/15 and 27/16

1st number: 2 0/15, 2nd number: 1 11/16

30/15 + 27/16 is 59/16.

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,
    30/15 = 30 × 16/15 × 16 = 480/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    27/16 = 27 × 15/16 × 15 = 405/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/240 + 405/240 = 480 + 405/240 = 885/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/16
  6. In mixed form: 311/16

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