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Add 9/3 and 2/5

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

9/3 + 2/5 is 17/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    9/3 = 9 × 5/3 × 5 = 45/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    2/5 = 2 × 3/5 × 3 = 6/15
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/15 + 6/15 = 45 + 6/15 = 51/15
  5. 51/15 simplified gives 17/5
  6. So, 9/3 + 2/5 = 17/5
    In mixed form: 32/5

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