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Add 18/15 and 14/20

1st number: 1 3/15, 2nd number: 14/20

18/15 + 14/20 is 19/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    18/15 = 18 × 4/15 × 4 = 72/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    14/20 = 14 × 3/20 × 3 = 42/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/60 + 42/60 = 72 + 42/60 = 114/60
  5. 114/60 simplified gives 19/10
  6. So, 18/15 + 14/20 = 19/10
    In mixed form: 19/10

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