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Add 15/10 and 63/8

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 7 7/8

15/10 + 63/8 is 75/8.

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,
    63/8 = 63 × 5/8 × 5 = 315/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/40 + 315/40 = 60 + 315/40 = 375/40
  5. 375/40 simplified gives 75/8
  6. So, 15/10 + 63/8 = 75/8
    In mixed form: 93/8

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