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Add 45/2 and 15/3

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 5 0/3

45/2 + 15/3 is 55/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    45/2 = 45 × 3/2 × 3 = 135/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    15/3 = 15 × 2/3 × 2 = 30/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/6 + 30/6 = 135 + 30/6 = 165/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/2
  6. In mixed form: 271/2

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