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Add 48/15 and 20/24

1st number: 3 3/15, 2nd number: 20/24

48/15 + 20/24 is 121/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    48/15 = 48 × 8/15 × 8 = 384/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    20/24 = 20 × 5/24 × 5 = 100/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/120 + 100/120 = 384 + 100/120 = 484/120
  5. 484/120 simplified gives 121/30
  6. So, 48/15 + 20/24 = 121/30
    In mixed form: 41/30

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