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Add 15/35 and 18/16

1st number: 15/35, 2nd number: 1 2/16

15/35 + 18/16 is 87/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 16 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    15/35 = 15 × 16/35 × 16 = 240/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    18/16 = 18 × 35/16 × 35 = 630/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/560 + 630/560 = 240 + 630/560 = 870/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/56
  6. In mixed form: 131/56

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