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Add 60/15 and 30/45

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 30/45

60/15 + 30/45 is 14/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    60/15 = 60 × 3/15 × 3 = 180/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    30/45 = 30 × 1/45 × 1 = 30/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/45 + 30/45 = 180 + 30/45 = 210/45
  5. 210/45 simplified gives 14/3
  6. So, 60/15 + 30/45 = 14/3
    In mixed form: 42/3

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