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Add 10/6 and 15/63

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 15/63

10/6 + 15/63 is 40/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 21 = 126,
    10/6 = 10 × 21/6 × 21 = 210/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    15/63 = 15 × 2/63 × 2 = 30/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/126 + 30/126 = 210 + 30/126 = 240/126
  5. 240/126 simplified gives 40/21
  6. So, 10/6 + 15/63 = 40/21
    In mixed form: 119/21

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