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Add 15/18 and 6/8

15/18 + 6/8 is 19/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    15/18 = 15 × 4/18 × 4 = 60/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    6/8 = 6 × 9/8 × 9 = 54/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/72 + 54/72 = 60 + 54/72 = 114/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/12
  6. In mixed form: 17/12

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