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Add 60/15 and 2/30

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 2/30

60/15 + 2/30 is 61/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    60/15 = 60 × 2/15 × 2 = 120/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    2/30 = 2 × 1/30 × 1 = 2/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/30 + 2/30 = 120 + 2/30 = 122/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/15
  6. In mixed form: 41/15

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