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Add 16/15 and 70/8

1st number: 1 1/15, 2nd number: 8 6/8

16/15 + 70/8 is 589/60.

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,
    70/8 = 70 × 15/8 × 15 = 1050/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/120 + 1050/120 = 128 + 1050/120 = 1178/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 589/60
  6. In mixed form: 949/60

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