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Add 48/2 and 2/15

1st number: 24 0/2, 2nd number: 2/15

48/2 + 2/15 is 362/15.

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    48/2 = 48 × 15/2 × 15 = 720/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    2/15 = 2 × 2/15 × 2 = 4/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/30 + 4/30 = 720 + 4/30 = 724/30
  5. 724/30 simplified gives 362/15
  6. So, 48/2 + 2/15 = 362/15
    In mixed form: 242/15

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