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Add 3/15 and 1/6

3/15 + 1/6 is 11/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    3/15 = 3 × 2/15 × 2 = 6/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    1/6 = 1 × 5/6 × 5 = 5/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/30 + 5/30 = 6 + 5/30 = 11/30

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