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Add 18/9 and 1/15

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 1/15

18/9 + 1/15 is 31/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 15 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    18/9 = 18 × 5/9 × 5 = 90/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    1/15 = 1 × 3/15 × 3 = 3/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/45 + 3/45 = 90 + 3/45 = 93/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/15
  6. In mixed form: 21/15

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