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Add 15/10 and 5/9

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 5/9

15/10 + 5/9 is 37/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    15/10 = 15 × 9/10 × 9 = 135/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    5/9 = 5 × 10/9 × 10 = 50/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/90 + 50/90 = 135 + 50/90 = 185/90
  5. 185/90 simplified gives 37/18
  6. So, 15/10 + 5/9 = 37/18
    In mixed form: 21/18

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