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Add 15/7 and 3/8

1st number: 2 1/7, 2nd number: 3/8

15/7 + 3/8 is 141/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    15/7 = 15 × 8/7 × 8 = 120/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    3/8 = 3 × 7/8 × 7 = 21/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/56 + 21/56 = 120 + 21/56 = 141/56
  5. So, 15/7 + 3/8 = 141/56
    In mixed form: 229/56

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