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Add 42/3 and 7/15

1st number: 14 0/3, 2nd number: 7/15

42/3 + 7/15 is 217/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 15 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    42/3 = 42 × 5/3 × 5 = 210/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 1 = 15,
    7/15 = 7 × 1/15 × 1 = 7/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/15 + 7/15 = 210 + 7/15 = 217/15
  5. In mixed form: 147/15

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