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Add 25/15 and 6/49

1st number: 1 10/15, 2nd number: 6/49

25/15 + 6/49 is 263/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 49 is 735
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,
    25/15 = 25 × 49/15 × 49 = 1225/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    6/49 = 6 × 15/49 × 15 = 90/735
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/735 + 90/735 = 1225 + 90/735 = 1315/735
  5. 1315/735 simplified gives 263/147
  6. So, 25/15 + 6/49 = 263/147
    In mixed form: 1116/147

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