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Add 15/10 and 27/8

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 3 3/8

15/10 + 27/8 is 39/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    15/10 = 15 × 4/10 × 4 = 60/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    27/8 = 27 × 5/8 × 5 = 135/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/40 + 135/40 = 60 + 135/40 = 195/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/8
  6. In mixed form: 47/8

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