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Add 28/15 and 14/30

1st number: 1 13/15, 2nd number: 14/30

28/15 + 14/30 is 7/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    28/15 = 28 × 2/15 × 2 = 56/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    14/30 = 14 × 1/30 × 1 = 14/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/30 + 14/30 = 56 + 14/30 = 70/30
  5. 70/30 simplified gives 7/3
  6. So, 28/15 + 14/30 = 7/3
    In mixed form: 21/3

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