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Add 1/15 and 75/7

1st number: 1/15, 2nd number: 10 5/7

1/15 + 75/7 is 1132/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 7 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,
    1/15 = 1 × 7/15 × 7 = 7/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 15 = 105,
    75/7 = 75 × 15/7 × 15 = 1125/105
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/105 + 1125/105 = 7 + 1125/105 = 1132/105
  5. In mixed form: 1082/105

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