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Add 15/2 and 8/3

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 2 2/3

15/2 + 8/3 is 61/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    15/2 = 15 × 3/2 × 3 = 45/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    8/3 = 8 × 2/3 × 2 = 16/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/6 + 16/6 = 45 + 16/6 = 61/6
  5. In mixed form: 101/6

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