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Add 6/3 and 35/15

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 2 5/15

6/3 + 35/15 is 13/3.

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,
    6/3 = 6 × 5/3 × 5 = 30/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 1 = 15,
    35/15 = 35 × 1/15 × 1 = 35/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/15 + 35/15 = 30 + 35/15 = 65/15
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/3
  6. In mixed form: 41/3

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