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Add 15/98 and 9/15

15/98 + 9/15 is 369/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 15 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    15/98 = 15 × 15/98 × 15 = 225/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 98 = 1470,
    9/15 = 9 × 98/15 × 98 = 882/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/1470 + 882/1470 = 225 + 882/1470 = 1107/1470
  5. 1107/1470 simplified gives 369/490
  6. So, 15/98 + 9/15 = 369/490

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