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Add 20/18 and 16/15

1st number: 1 2/18, 2nd number: 1 1/15

20/18 + 16/15 is 98/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 15 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    20/18 = 20 × 5/18 × 5 = 100/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    16/15 = 16 × 6/15 × 6 = 96/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/90 + 96/90 = 100 + 96/90 = 196/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 98/45
  6. In mixed form: 28/45

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