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Add 15/6 and 42/14

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 3 0/14

15/6 + 42/14 is 11/2.

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,
    42/14 = 42 × 3/14 × 3 = 126/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/42 + 126/42 = 105 + 126/42 = 231/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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