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Add 40/15 and 6/45

1st number: 2 10/15, 2nd number: 6/45

40/15 + 6/45 is 14/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    40/15 = 40 × 3/15 × 3 = 120/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    6/45 = 6 × 1/45 × 1 = 6/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/45 + 6/45 = 120 + 6/45 = 126/45
  5. 126/45 simplified gives 14/5
  6. So, 40/15 + 6/45 = 14/5
    In mixed form: 24/5

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