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Add 9/15 and 40/6

1st number: 9/15, 2nd number: 6 4/6

9/15 + 40/6 is 109/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    9/15 = 9 × 2/15 × 2 = 18/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    40/6 = 40 × 5/6 × 5 = 200/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/30 + 200/30 = 18 + 200/30 = 218/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/15
  6. In mixed form: 74/15

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