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Add 16/2 and 2/15

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

16/2 + 2/15 is 122/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    16/2 = 16 × 15/2 × 15 = 240/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    2/15 = 2 × 2/15 × 2 = 4/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/30 + 4/30 = 240 + 4/30 = 244/30
  5. 244/30 simplified gives 122/15
  6. So, 16/2 + 2/15 = 122/15
    In mixed form: 82/15

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