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Add 15/2 and 25/9

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 2 7/9

15/2 + 25/9 is 185/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    15/2 = 15 × 9/2 × 9 = 135/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    25/9 = 25 × 2/9 × 2 = 50/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/18 + 50/18 = 135 + 50/18 = 185/18
  5. So, 15/2 + 25/9 = 185/18
    In mixed form: 105/18

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