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Add 16/15 and 40/8

1st number: 1 1/15, 2nd number: 5 0/8

16/15 + 40/8 is 91/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    16/15 = 16 × 8/15 × 8 = 128/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    40/8 = 40 × 15/8 × 15 = 600/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/120 + 600/120 = 128 + 600/120 = 728/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 91/15
  6. In mixed form: 61/15

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