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Add 15/6 and 9/4

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

15/6 + 9/4 is 19/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    15/6 = 15 × 2/6 × 2 = 30/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    9/4 = 9 × 3/4 × 3 = 27/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/12 + 27/12 = 30 + 27/12 = 57/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/4
  6. In mixed form: 43/4

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