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Add 15/25 and 70/30

1st number: 15/25, 2nd number: 2 10/30

15/25 + 70/30 is 44/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    15/25 = 15 × 6/25 × 6 = 90/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    70/30 = 70 × 5/30 × 5 = 350/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/150 + 350/150 = 90 + 350/150 = 440/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/15
  6. In mixed form: 214/15

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