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Add 9/10 and 15/3

1st number: 9/10, 2nd number: 5 0/3

9/10 + 15/3 is 59/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 3 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    9/10 = 9 × 3/10 × 3 = 27/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    15/3 = 15 × 10/3 × 10 = 150/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/30 + 150/30 = 27 + 150/30 = 177/30
  5. 177/30 simplified gives 59/10
  6. So, 9/10 + 15/3 = 59/10
    In mixed form: 59/10

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