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Add 25/15 and 10/75

1st number: 1 10/15, 2nd number: 10/75

25/15 + 10/75 is 9/5.

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,
    25/15 = 25 × 5/15 × 5 = 125/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 1 = 75,
    10/75 = 10 × 1/75 × 1 = 10/75
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/75 + 10/75 = 125 + 10/75 = 135/75
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/5
  6. In mixed form: 14/5

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