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Add 1/15 and 4/8

1/15 + 4/8 is 17/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    1/15 = 1 × 8/15 × 8 = 8/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    4/8 = 4 × 15/8 × 15 = 60/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/120 + 60/120 = 8 + 60/120 = 68/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/30

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