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Add 14/6 and 15/8

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 1 7/8

14/6 + 15/8 is 101/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    14/6 = 14 × 4/6 × 4 = 56/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    15/8 = 15 × 3/8 × 3 = 45/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/24 + 45/24 = 56 + 45/24 = 101/24
  5. In mixed form: 45/24

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