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Add 15/60 and 27/8

1st number: 15/60, 2nd number: 3 3/8

15/60 + 27/8 is 29/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    15/60 = 15 × 2/60 × 2 = 30/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    27/8 = 27 × 15/8 × 15 = 405/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/120 + 405/120 = 30 + 405/120 = 435/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/8
  6. In mixed form: 35/8

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