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Add 30/48 and 5/15

30/48 + 5/15 is 23/24.

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,
    30/48 = 30 × 5/48 × 5 = 150/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    5/15 = 5 × 16/15 × 16 = 80/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/240 + 80/240 = 150 + 80/240 = 230/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/24

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