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Add 27/6 and 35/15

1st number: 4 3/6, 2nd number: 2 5/15

27/6 + 35/15 is 41/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    27/6 = 27 × 5/6 × 5 = 135/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    35/15 = 35 × 2/15 × 2 = 70/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/30 + 70/30 = 135 + 70/30 = 205/30
  5. 205/30 simplified gives 41/6
  6. So, 27/6 + 35/15 = 41/6
    In mixed form: 65/6

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