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Add 2/3 and 9/5

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 1 4/5

2/3 + 9/5 is 37/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    2/3 = 2 × 5/3 × 5 = 10/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    9/5 = 9 × 3/5 × 3 = 27/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/15 + 27/15 = 10 + 27/15 = 37/15
  5. In mixed form: 27/15

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