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Add 20/15 and 35/10

1st number: 1 5/15, 2nd number: 3 5/10

20/15 + 35/10 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    20/15 = 20 × 2/15 × 2 = 40/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    35/10 = 35 × 3/10 × 3 = 105/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/30 + 105/30 = 40 + 105/30 = 145/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/6
  6. In mixed form: 45/6

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