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Add 15/30 and 63/8

1st number: 15/30, 2nd number: 7 7/8

15/30 + 63/8 is 67/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    15/30 = 15 × 4/30 × 4 = 60/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    63/8 = 63 × 15/8 × 15 = 945/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/120 + 945/120 = 60 + 945/120 = 1005/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/8
  6. In mixed form: 83/8

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