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Add 15/42 and 6/14

15/42 + 6/14 is 11/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    15/42 = 15 × 1/42 × 1 = 15/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    6/14 = 6 × 3/14 × 3 = 18/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/42 + 18/42 = 15 + 18/42 = 33/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/14

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