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Add 9/5 and 15/45

1st number: 1 4/5, 2nd number: 15/45

9/5 + 15/45 is 32/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    9/5 = 9 × 9/5 × 9 = 81/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    15/45 = 15 × 1/45 × 1 = 15/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/45 + 15/45 = 81 + 15/45 = 96/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 32/15
  6. In mixed form: 22/15

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