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Add 15/6 and 45/8

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 5 5/8

15/6 + 45/8 is 65/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    15/6 = 15 × 4/6 × 4 = 60/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    45/8 = 45 × 3/8 × 3 = 135/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/24 + 135/24 = 60 + 135/24 = 195/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/8
  6. In mixed form: 81/8

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