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Add 3/2 and 6/15

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

3/2 + 6/15 is 19/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    3/2 = 3 × 15/2 × 15 = 45/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    6/15 = 6 × 2/15 × 2 = 12/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/30 + 12/30 = 45 + 12/30 = 57/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/10
  6. In mixed form: 19/10

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