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Add 20/15 and 30/75

1st number: 1 5/15, 2nd number: 30/75

20/15 + 30/75 is 26/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 75 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 5 = 75,
    20/15 = 20 × 5/15 × 5 = 100/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 1 = 75,
    30/75 = 30 × 1/75 × 1 = 30/75
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/75 + 30/75 = 100 + 30/75 = 130/75
  5. 130/75 simplified gives 26/15
  6. So, 20/15 + 30/75 = 26/15
    In mixed form: 111/15

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