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Add 90/9 and 6/15

1st number: 10 0/9, 2nd number: 6/15

90/9 + 6/15 is 52/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 15 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    90/9 = 90 × 5/9 × 5 = 450/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    6/15 = 6 × 3/15 × 3 = 18/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/45 + 18/45 = 450 + 18/45 = 468/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 52/5
  6. In mixed form: 102/5

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