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Add 90/6 and 6/18

1st number: 15 0/6, 2nd number: 6/18

90/6 + 6/18 is 46/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    90/6 = 90 × 3/6 × 3 = 270/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    6/18 = 6 × 1/18 × 1 = 6/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/18 + 6/18 = 270 + 6/18 = 276/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 46/3
  6. In mixed form: 151/3

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