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Add 60/24 and 5/15

1st number: 2 12/24, 2nd number: 5/15

60/24 + 5/15 is 17/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 15 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    60/24 = 60 × 5/24 × 5 = 300/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    5/15 = 5 × 8/15 × 8 = 40/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/120 + 40/120 = 300 + 40/120 = 340/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/6
  6. In mixed form: 25/6

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