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Add 70/15 and 27/48

1st number: 4 10/15, 2nd number: 27/48

70/15 + 27/48 is 251/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    70/15 = 70 × 16/15 × 16 = 1120/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    27/48 = 27 × 5/48 × 5 = 135/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/240 + 135/240 = 1120 + 135/240 = 1255/240
  5. 1255/240 simplified gives 251/48
  6. So, 70/15 + 27/48 = 251/48
    In mixed form: 511/48

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