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Add 15/16 and 8/30

15/16 + 8/30 is 289/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    15/16 = 15 × 15/16 × 15 = 225/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    8/30 = 8 × 8/30 × 8 = 64/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/240 + 64/240 = 225 + 64/240 = 289/240
  5. In mixed form: 149/240

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