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Add 35/15 and 4/9

1st number: 2 5/15, 2nd number: 4/9

35/15 + 4/9 is 25/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    35/15 = 35 × 3/15 × 3 = 105/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    4/9 = 4 × 5/9 × 5 = 20/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/45 + 20/45 = 105 + 20/45 = 125/45
  5. 125/45 simplified gives 25/9
  6. So, 35/15 + 4/9 = 25/9
    In mixed form: 27/9

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