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Add 15/8 and 30/14

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 2 2/14

15/8 + 30/14 is 225/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    15/8 = 15 × 7/8 × 7 = 105/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    30/14 = 30 × 4/14 × 4 = 120/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/56 + 120/56 = 105 + 120/56 = 225/56
  5. So, 15/8 + 30/14 = 225/56
    In mixed form: 41/56

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