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Add 15/8 and 15/36

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 15/36

15/8 + 15/36 is 55/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 36 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    15/8 = 15 × 9/8 × 9 = 135/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    15/36 = 15 × 2/36 × 2 = 30/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/72 + 30/72 = 135 + 30/72 = 165/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/24
  6. In mixed form: 27/24

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