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Add 15/4 and 1/28

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 1/28

15/4 + 1/28 is 53/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    15/4 = 15 × 7/4 × 7 = 105/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    1/28 = 1 × 1/28 × 1 = 1/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/28 + 1/28 = 105 + 1/28 = 106/28
  5. 106/28 simplified gives 53/14
  6. So, 15/4 + 1/28 = 53/14
    In mixed form: 311/14

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