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Add 98/16 and 9/15

1st number: 6 2/16, 2nd number: 9/15

98/16 + 9/15 is 269/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 15 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    98/16 = 98 × 15/16 × 15 = 1470/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    9/15 = 9 × 16/15 × 16 = 144/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/240 + 144/240 = 1470 + 144/240 = 1614/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 269/40
  6. In mixed form: 629/40

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