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Add 45/2 and 15/9

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 1 6/9

45/2 + 15/9 is 145/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    45/2 = 45 × 9/2 × 9 = 405/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    15/9 = 15 × 2/9 × 2 = 30/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/18 + 30/18 = 405 + 30/18 = 435/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 145/6
  6. In mixed form: 241/6

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