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Add 15/70 and 60/8

1st number: 15/70, 2nd number: 7 4/8

15/70 + 60/8 is 54/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    15/70 = 15 × 4/70 × 4 = 60/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    60/8 = 60 × 35/8 × 35 = 2100/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/280 + 2100/280 = 60 + 2100/280 = 2160/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 54/7
  6. In mixed form: 75/7

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