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Add 14/15 and 21/9

1st number: 14/15, 2nd number: 2 3/9

14/15 + 21/9 is 49/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    14/15 = 14 × 3/15 × 3 = 42/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    21/9 = 21 × 5/9 × 5 = 105/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/45 + 105/45 = 42 + 105/45 = 147/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/15
  6. In mixed form: 34/15

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