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Add 9/2 and 45/3

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 15 0/3

9/2 + 45/3 is 39/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    9/2 = 9 × 3/2 × 3 = 27/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    45/3 = 45 × 2/3 × 2 = 90/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/6 + 90/6 = 27 + 90/6 = 117/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/2
  6. In mixed form: 191/2

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