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Add 4/5 and 8/6

1st number: 4/5, 2nd number: 1 2/6

4/5 + 8/6 is 32/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    4/5 = 4 × 6/5 × 6 = 24/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    8/6 = 8 × 5/6 × 5 = 40/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/30 + 40/30 = 24 + 40/30 = 64/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 32/15
  6. In mixed form: 22/15

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