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Add 20/15 and 49/6

1st number: 1 5/15, 2nd number: 8 1/6

20/15 + 49/6 is 19/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 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 6 × 5 = 30,
    49/6 = 49 × 5/6 × 5 = 245/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/30 + 245/30 = 40 + 245/30 = 285/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/2
  6. In mixed form: 91/2

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