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Add 30/2 and 15/32

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 15/32

30/2 + 15/32 is 495/32.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 32 is 32
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 16 = 32,
    30/2 = 30 × 16/2 × 16 = 480/32
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 1 = 32,
    15/32 = 15 × 1/32 × 1 = 15/32
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/32 + 15/32 = 480 + 15/32 = 495/32
  5. In mixed form: 1515/32

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