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Add 30/2 and 45/96

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 45/96

30/2 + 45/96 is 495/32.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 96 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 48 = 96,
    30/2 = 30 × 48/2 × 48 = 1440/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    45/96 = 45 × 1/96 × 1 = 45/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1440/96 + 45/96 = 1440 + 45/96 = 1485/96
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 495/32
  6. In mixed form: 1515/32

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