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Add 42/15 and 9/6

1st number: 2 12/15, 2nd number: 1 3/6

42/15 + 9/6 is 43/10.

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,
    42/15 = 42 × 2/15 × 2 = 84/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    9/6 = 9 × 5/6 × 5 = 45/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/30 + 45/30 = 84 + 45/30 = 129/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/10
  6. In mixed form: 43/10

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