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Add 6/4 and 9/15

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 9/15

6/4 + 9/15 is 21/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    6/4 = 6 × 15/4 × 15 = 90/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    9/15 = 9 × 4/15 × 4 = 36/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/60 + 36/60 = 90 + 36/60 = 126/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/10
  6. In mixed form: 21/10

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