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Add 28/6 and 36/15

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

28/6 + 36/15 is 106/15.

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,
    28/6 = 28 × 5/6 × 5 = 140/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    36/15 = 36 × 2/15 × 2 = 72/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/30 + 72/30 = 140 + 72/30 = 212/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 106/15
  6. In mixed form: 71/15

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