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Add 15/6 and 30/42

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 30/42

15/6 + 30/42 is 45/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 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 42 × 1 = 42,
    30/42 = 30 × 1/42 × 1 = 30/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/42 + 30/42 = 105 + 30/42 = 135/42
  5. 135/42 simplified gives 45/14
  6. So, 15/6 + 30/42 = 45/14
    In mixed form: 33/14

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