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Add 15/10 and 18/14

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 1 4/14

15/10 + 18/14 is 39/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    15/10 = 15 × 7/10 × 7 = 105/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    18/14 = 18 × 5/14 × 5 = 90/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/70 + 90/70 = 105 + 90/70 = 195/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/14
  6. In mixed form: 211/14

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