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Add 60/15 and 72/30

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 2 12/30

60/15 + 72/30 is 32/5.

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,
    72/30 = 72 × 1/30 × 1 = 72/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/30 + 72/30 = 120 + 72/30 = 192/30
  5. 192/30 simplified gives 32/5
  6. So, 60/15 + 72/30 = 32/5
    In mixed form: 62/5

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