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Add 15/6 and 18/14

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 1 4/14

15/6 + 18/14 is 53/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    15/6 = 15 × 7/6 × 7 = 105/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    18/14 = 18 × 3/14 × 3 = 54/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/42 + 54/42 = 105 + 54/42 = 159/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/14
  6. In mixed form: 311/14

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