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Add 98/15 and 4/9

1st number: 6 8/15, 2nd number: 4/9

98/15 + 4/9 is 314/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    98/15 = 98 × 3/15 × 3 = 294/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    4/9 = 4 × 5/9 × 5 = 20/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/45 + 20/45 = 294 + 20/45 = 314/45
  5. So, 98/15 + 4/9 = 314/45
    In mixed form: 644/45

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