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Add 10/15 and 5/8

10/15 + 5/8 is 31/24.

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,
    10/15 = 10 × 8/15 × 8 = 80/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    5/8 = 5 × 15/8 × 15 = 75/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/120 + 75/120 = 80 + 75/120 = 155/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/24
  6. In mixed form: 17/24

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