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Add 15/9 and 24/49

1st number: 1 6/9, 2nd number: 24/49

15/9 + 24/49 is 317/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    15/9 = 15 × 49/9 × 49 = 735/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    24/49 = 24 × 9/49 × 9 = 216/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/441 + 216/441 = 735 + 216/441 = 951/441
  5. 951/441 simplified gives 317/147
  6. So, 15/9 + 24/49 = 317/147
    In mixed form: 223/147

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