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Add 14/8 and 45/15

1st number: 1 6/8, 2nd number: 3 0/15

14/8 + 45/15 is 19/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 15 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    14/8 = 14 × 15/8 × 15 = 210/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    45/15 = 45 × 8/15 × 8 = 360/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/120 + 360/120 = 210 + 360/120 = 570/120
  5. 570/120 simplified gives 19/4
  6. So, 14/8 + 45/15 = 19/4
    In mixed form: 43/4

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