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Add 1/6 and 15/7

1st number: 1/6, 2nd number: 2 1/7

1/6 + 15/7 is 97/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    1/6 = 1 × 7/6 × 7 = 7/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    15/7 = 15 × 6/7 × 6 = 90/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/42 + 90/42 = 7 + 90/42 = 97/42
  5. In mixed form: 213/42

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