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Add 15/6 and 9/16

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 9/16

15/6 + 9/16 is 49/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    15/6 = 15 × 8/6 × 8 = 120/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    9/16 = 9 × 3/16 × 3 = 27/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/48 + 27/48 = 120 + 27/48 = 147/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/16
  6. In mixed form: 31/16

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