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Add 27/15 and 6/18

1st number: 1 12/15, 2nd number: 6/18

27/15 + 6/18 is 32/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    27/15 = 27 × 6/15 × 6 = 162/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    6/18 = 6 × 5/18 × 5 = 30/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/90 + 30/90 = 162 + 30/90 = 192/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 32/15
  6. In mixed form: 22/15

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