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Add 27/18 and 5/15

1st number: 1 9/18, 2nd number: 5/15

27/18 + 5/15 is 11/6.

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,
    27/18 = 27 × 5/18 × 5 = 135/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 6 = 90,
    5/15 = 5 × 6/15 × 6 = 30/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/90 + 30/90 = 135 + 30/90 = 165/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

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